Steel yourself for the latest sad news about someone you've seen on TV dying young. Gia Allemand, a former contestant on The Bachelor (Season 14, with Jake Pavelka) and both seasons of Bachelor Pad, died Wednesday at University Hospital in New Orleans. The former model was 29.
Allemand was admitted to the hospital in critical condition Monday after an undisclosed "serious emergency medical event," according to TMZ, which is now reporting that the cause of death was suicide. Allemand's mother as well as her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans, were with her when she died.
We'll update this story as more details emerge.
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