Former ‘Bachelor’ & ‘Bachelor Pad’ Star Gia Allemand Is Dead
Former star of 'The Bachelor' and 'Bachelor Pad,' Gia Allemand has died after an apparent suicide attempt. Her boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson found her Monday night at her New Orleans home, unconscious. She was taken to the hospital where she was put on life support and never regained consciousness. Gia was taken off life support today with her friends and family by her side.
Gia appeared on 'The Bachelor' in 2010 for Jake Pavelka's season then went on to star in the first two seasons of the 'Bachelor Pad.'
Friends tweeted their shock at the news and prayers for her family.
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.
— Chris Harrison (@chrisbharrison) August 14, 2013
I had to pull over, I can't stop crying. We have lost an angel. — Jake Pavelka (@jakepavelka1) August 14, 2013
Gia you are my angel! You changed so many lives with your beautiful soul and will be missed and loved forever. — Vienna Girardi (@ViennaGirardi) August 14, 2013
— Trista Sutter (@tristasutter) August 14, 2013
Such a sad day...love, prayers, and thoughts to Gia's family and close friends :(
— Molly Mesnick (@MollyMesnick) August 14, 2013
So incredibly sad to hear the news. Love and prayers go out to Gia's family and friends. — Desiree Hartsock (@DesHartsock) August 14, 2013
Devastated beyond belief and sick over this. @GiaAllemand you are so loved, and will be forever missed. A true angel lost on earth today..
— Jackie Gordon (@JackieGordon) August 14, 2013
What a tragic loss at a such a young age. Rest in peace Gia. You will be missed by friends, family and fans across the country.
Rumors are Gia was upset over the status of her relationship with Anderson, but they looked happy in pictures on her Facebook page and Instagram.