The Bachelor world was shocked to its core today with the announcement of the death of one of its stars, Gia Allemand.
Gia, 29, had been in the hospital in New Orleans since last night, and was listed in critical condition following a “serious medical emergency.” But she was taken off of life support today after the injuries to her organs proved to be irreversible.
TMZ now reports the cause of death to be suicide, by hanging. Her longtime boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans, was by her side.
Bachelor host Chris Harrison Tweeted today: “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.”
Our deepest condolences go out to Gia’s family and loved ones.