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Gia Marie Allemand was a contestant on the 14th season of The Bachelor.

She was eliminated in week 7.

She later appeared on the 1st season of Bachelor Pad. She was eliminated in episode 3.

She returned again for the 2nd season of Bachelor Pad. She quit in episode 2.


On August 12, 2013, she was admitted to University Hospital in New Orleans after an attempted suicide by hanging. She was declared brain dead and removed from life support two days later at age 29. At the time of her death, she was living in New Orleans and dating NBA player Ryan Anderson who was at the time on the New Orleans Pelicans.

A video tribute for Allemand aired during a 2014 episode of The Bachelor.

Her funeral was held at Trinity Grace Church, a nondenominational Christian church in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.

Jake Pavelka expressed his grief on Twitter, writing:

"I am in complete shock and devastated to hear the news about Gia. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. And a very dear friend. My heart goes out to her family during this very difficult time. We have lost an angel today. I miss you Gia..."