So sad. ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelor Pad’ star Gia Allemand died on August 14 from suicide. Almost immediately upon hearing the news, stars from the ABC franchise started tweeting their grief.
Gia Allemand, a former star of The Bachelor and Bachelor Pad, died on August 14 after she was hospitalized due to a suicide attempt. Sadly, after spending two days in the ICU, she passed away, E! News first claimed. Since this devastating news broke, Bachelor stars have been reacting on Twitter.
Gia Allemand Dies At 29 — ‘Bachelor’ Franchise Stars React To Sudden Death
Sean Lowe: My prayers go out to @GiaAllemand ‘s family during this time. Life on earth is but a vapor and she’s with our Lord now.
Vienna Girardi: Gia you are my angel! You changed so many lives with your beautiful soul and will be missed and loved forever.
Jake Pavelka: I had to pull over, I can’t stop crying. We have lost an angel.
Ali Fedotowsky: We lost an incredible human being today.
Jason Mesnick: My heart is so heavy right now, I remember meeting you for the first time & the huge smile on your face. You are in my prayers.
DeAnna Stagliano: Sad to hear @GiaAllemand passing. Thoughts & prayers go out to loved ones, family members, & all that were close to her. God got an angel.
David Good: My prayers go out to @GiaAllemand family. In shock right now. Was a blessing to call her a friend. :(((
William Holman: This is heartbreaking. :( @
Chris Lambton: The world has lost a truly kind and beautiful soul today.
Even host Chris Harrison spoke out: “It’s with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our good friend Gia Allemand. She will be loved and missed by all who knew her.”
Gia Allemand Dead From Suicide
Gia’s family released an official statement to HollywoodLife.com:
Television personality and Model/Actress Gia Marie Allemand (29) passed away today at University Hospital, New Orleans. While in her residency in New Orleans on Monday night, Ms. Allemand was found by her boyfriend, NBA Basketball Player Ryan Anderson, following an apparent suicide attempt. Mr. Anderson contacted 911 and emergency medical crews were immediately dispatched to the scene. Tuesday, Ms. Allemand remained in the hospital unconscious in critical condition and on life support. Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today. Ms. Allemand passed away peacefully with her mother, boyfriend, and other life-long friends by her side. As a practicing Christian, Gia did receive the sacrament of last rites. Loved ones and fans will remember Gia Allemand as a caring woman who loved her family and was well-known for her compassion towards animals and mission to rescue homeless pets. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming in another official statement once available. On behalf of the family, we sincerely ask for privacy at this time.
Gia appeared on the 14th season of The Bachelor, where she made Jake Pavelka‘s final three, eventually losing to Vienna Girardi.
Our thoughts go out to Gia’s family and friends at this difficult time.
— Chris Rogers, Reporting by Chloe Melas