[UPDATED] 'Bachelor' Star Gia Allemand Is Dead in Apparent Suicide at Age 29

Gia AllemandBeautiful Bachelor and Bachelor Pad star Gia Allemand has died at the age of 29 from unknown causes after being admitted to a hospital in New Orleans on Monday night. Earlier, she was listed as being in critical condition. Now, it's being widely reported that the former model and reality star has tragically passed away.

We will all remember Gia as the sweet and lovely girl from Jake Pavelka's season of the show. Her soft-spoken ways and obvious history with heartbreak made her a favorite of Bachelor fans. Then when she was on the Bachelor Pad and played like such a genuine and caring friend, it only grew.

As of now, there are no details given as to what killed her. It was only listed as a "serious medical emergency event." Our hearts are with her family in their time of grief. She was far, far too young. What a tragedy.


**Update: According to a press release issued by her family, Gia died from an apparent suicide attempt. Her boyfriend found her. It said:

Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today.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.

Our hearts are breaking for her.

Do you remember Gia from the show?

Please call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in case you are worried about yourself or someone else. 


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