Bad news, Bachelor Nation! Gia Allemand, who appeared on Bachelor and Bachelor Pad, has been hospitalized in New Orleans. Gia's publicist shared, she is listed in critical condition following a "serious medical event, the details of which are currently not known." A close friend tweeted:
"Ms. Allemand's mother is with her, along with her long-term boyfriend, NBA basketball player Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans," added Gia's publicist. "On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time."
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Bachelor and Bachelorette stars tweeted well-wishes for the beloved Gia:
Jake Pavelka: Please pray for @GiaAllemand… A dear friend and one of the sweetest women I know… #powerofprayer
Jaclyn Swartz: My thoughts, prayers and love are going out to @GiaAllemand – such an amazing person and hoping she gets better real reeeal fast.
Chris Bukowski: My prayers are with you sweet girl. Prayers and prayers and prayers.
Juan Pablo Galavis: Sending out my PRAYERS to @GiaAllemand, hope for a quick RECOVERY and STRENGTH to the family in this HARD situation.
Gwen Gioia: Dear God, please be with my sweet friend @GiaAllemand. I believe prayer is powerful and Gia needs all our prayers right now. Love you Gia!
Ashley (Hebert) Rosenbaum: Sending my love and thoughts to Gia Allemand. Stay strong!
Ali Fedotowsky: Gia was in good spirits & appeared healthy when I saw her last Monday.
So sad! Gia is one of my favorite Bachelor stars. She is in our thoughts and we wish her a full recovery!
UPDATED: We're sad to report that Gia has passed away today with her family at her side. We'll keep you posted after they release a statement. Our thoughts are with her friends and family.
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