After hearing the news of Ryan Knight’s tragic death, his MTV co-stars from ‘Real World’ and ‘The Challenge’ headed to Twitter to mourn their beloved friend.
Ryan Knight unexpectedly passed away on Nov. 27 at the young age of 28. His castmates on both Real World and The Challenge, including Zach Nichols and Jasmine Reynaud, shared their grief on Twitter and offered their condolences. This is such a devastating tragedy for the MTV family.
Ryan Knight’s Death: Reaction From MTV Co-Stars Pour In
MTV has been rocked with yet another tragedy. Ryan, who starred on the 2010 season of Real World New Orleans, was found dead by friends on Nov. 27.
His MTV co-stars were shocked by the news of his death and remembered their friend in loving posts.
You lived your life in the fast lane, and your smile was contagious. My bunkmate, my buddy. Rest easy pal, I’ll miss you. @Knight_MTV
— ZachMTV (@ZachMTV) November 27, 2014
Please pray for their biological family as well as our @mtv family. This is too much, too soon. 🙏 #RIPKnight #RIPDiemBrown #staystrong
— Camila Nakagawa (@CamilaMTV) November 27, 2014
Ryan Knight….Bunkmate you’ve always been there threw laughs cry craziness and cell searches lol!… http://instagram.com/p/v7BGysMXSk/
— Jasmine Reynaud (@JazMTV) November 27, 2014
Another tragic loss. Everyone deserves a chance at a full life no matter the circumstance. #RIPRyanKnight
— Frank Sweeney (@frankcsweeney) November 27, 2014
This is not what I wanted to hear. So sad #ripknight @Knight_MTV gone wayy too soon.. I’ll always be your #3
— Derek Chavez MTV (@MTVDerek) November 27, 2014
Life is so precious. You were taken too soon. #RIPRyanKnight
— Em Unleashed (@EmFitMTV) November 27, 2014
There will never be another Ryan Knight. Was just laughing about oh Kenosha. This isn’t real.
— Emilee Fitzpatrick (@IWantMyEmTV) November 27, 2014
Please respect our time of loss. i love every single member of our MTV family. #rip
— Ayiiia Elizarraràs (@ayiiia_eliza) November 27, 2014
Knight loved to joke w/cast & crew. In his words, a “habitual line crosser” but always w/ a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. #RIP
— Danny Wascou (@DannyWascou) November 27, 2014
Rest peacefully @Knight_MTV we didn’t start off on the best of terms but in the end we had a heart to heart that changed a lot of things. 💔
— Jess McCain (@MtvJess) November 27, 2014
I don’t understand what’s happening lately but @Knight_MTV you will be dearly missed my man rest easy well play hockey together in heaven !!
— JohnnyReilly™ (@JohnnyReilly_) November 27, 2014
I’ll never forget all the laughter & good times we shared. Always in my heart #RIP Knight ❤️
— Nany Carmen González (@NanyMTV) November 27, 2014
His co-stars also posted a number photos on Instagram honoring their late friend. This is such a sad loss.
Ryan and Jemmye Caroll co-starred on the 24th season of Real World together. They found love on the show and were on-again-off-again over the years.
She posted sweet photos with Ryan on Instagram with the caption, “Words will never be enough to justify the connection we shared and the pain I will forever feel. RIP @Knight_MTV.”
Ryan’s current girlfriend, Makenzie Jauer, also shared her grief on Twitter and Instagram. Her heartbreaking message was noticed by Jemmye, who offered her kind words during this hard time. Jemmye told Makenzie: “Sending you my love tonight.. You made him very happy & you were good for him.. Always remember that.”
Our thoughts go out to Ryan’s family and friends during this difficult time.
— Avery Thompson