Gia Allemand, twenty nine has died. She apparently took her own life. The former Bachelor star passed away in a New Orleans hospital, TMZ has cited “multiple people close to Gia” as saying the reality star had been quiet hurt over her hard relationship to Ryan Anderson.
It has been reported that Anderson had been the one to discover her lifeless body at her house Monday night. On Wednesday she had been taken off life support, as she did suffer “critical loss of brain and organ function.”
Here is the official statement from the family:
“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,” the statement reads. “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 Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today.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,” the statement continues. “Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming in another official statement once available. On behalf of the family, we sincerely ask for privacy at this time.”