Gia Allemand
American actress, model, reality TV contestant
Gia Allemand
Gia Allemand is an American swimsuit model, actress, consultant, and reality television contestant. She is best known for appearing in Maxim, and being a cast member on two ABC reality shows The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love and Bachelor Pad. Allemand is set to star in a new television series, and has been selected to play a role in an upcoming film about the life of Gianni Russo.
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Former 'Bachelor' Contestant Lex McAllister Dead At Age 31 After Overdose
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Former "Bachelor" contestant Alexa "Lex" McAllister has died, according to TMZ. She was 31 years old.  Fresh cut and color. Thank you @hope32maren - happy you are back in German Village! A photo posted by Lex McAllister (@lexmcallister) on Jul 15, 2015 at 7:30pm PDT Law enforcement officials confirmed to Us Weekly that McAllister overdosed on prescription pills and was hospitalized on Saturday. She died on Tuesday morning after family members decided to withdraw life support. Authorities told Entertainment Tonight that they believe her death to be a suicide. McAllister appeared on Season 14 of the reality dating show where she competed for the love and attention of Jake Pavelka, but was sent home after the first week. She later made headlines for chiming in when Season 14 winner Vienna Girardi and Pavelka broke up.    McAllister's death follows that of fellow former "Bachelor" contestant Gia Allemand, who died in 2013.  Request ...
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Put It In Your Time Capsule: Notable Celebrity Events Of Summer 2013
Huffington Post - over 3 years
As summer inches to a close, we look back at some of the most memorable events that shaped the celebrity world from June through August 2013. They are, in no particular order: Kim Kardashian Gave Birth & North West's Photo Was Finally Revealed The reality star's pregnancy was one of the most followed, photographed and talked-about, maybe ever. Every bumpin' look was carefully analyzed, her weight viciously dissected in tabloids, baby name speculations ran rampant. Then, on June 15, Kim gave birth to a healthy baby girl, whom Kanye and she named North (Nori for short). It wasn't until over two months later that North West was revealed to the world via photo on grandmother Kris Jenner's talk show. The Royal Baby, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, Was Born Another highly anticipated baby was the royal heir to the throne. Many comparisons were unnecessarily made between Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian's pregnancies, but on July 22 baby George entered th ...
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Disturbing New Details on Gia Allemand Death
ABC News - over 3 years
Former 'Bachelor' contestant hanged herself after fighting with boyfriend.     
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Gia Allemand's Boyfriend Told Her He Didn't Love Her Anymore Hours Before Her Suicide
Perez Hilton - over 3 years
On August 12, the world lost a beautiful spirit. Bachelor star Gia Allemand hung herself in her New Orleans apartment, hours after arguing with boyfriend Ryan Anderson, according to a police report. Twenty-nine year old Gia was concerned over suspicions that her NBA boyfriend was cheating on her. As he dropped her off at her place, she told him she still loved him but he replied: "I don't love you anymore." Then, two hours later, Anderson went to Gia's apartment after a concerned phone call from her mother. There he found her hanging, with a suicide note leaving all of her property to her mother. Rushed to the hospital, Gia was pronounced dead two days later after she was taken off from life support. Anderson called her the most beautiful person he knew, inside and out. Gia's memorial service took place earlier this week, heartbreaking but celebratory of the life she lived. This is such a sad story of loss and tragedy. Nobody should ever feel so unloved that they ...
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'Bachelor' star Gia Allemand argued with boyfriend before death, report says
Fox News - over 3 years
Gia Allemand left a suicide note in which she left all her possessions to her mother.
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Gia Allemand - Boyfriend Said, 'I Don't Love You Anymore' (TMZ.com)
Wesmirch.com - over 3 years
TMZ.com: Gia Allemand — Boyfriend Said, 'I Don't Love You Anymore'  —  BOYFRIEND SAID 'I DON'T LOVE YOU ANYMORE'  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  “Bachelor” contestant Gia Allemand had a fight with her boyfriend hours before she killed herself, and he told her “I don't love you anymore.”
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Celebrity Week In Review: Tragedy Strikes Hollywood
Huffington Post - over 3 years
It's been an emotional week in celebrity news as Hollywood lost two well-known stars. "The Bachelor" star Gia Allemand died on Aug. 14 following an apparent suicide attempt. She was 29. Former stars and contestants of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" sent out their condolences to her family and friends, tweeting messages about Gia and her loving spirit. I am in complete shock and devastated to hear the news about Gia. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. — Jake Pavelka (@jakepavelka1) August 14, 2013 We lost an incredible human being today. @giaallemand http://t.co/Sl5vTfCQ1w — Ali Fedotowsky (@AliFedotowsky) August 14, 2013 So incredibly sad to hear the news. Love and prayers go out to Gia's family and friends. — Desiree Hartsock (@DesHartsock) August 14, 2013 In other sad news, "That '70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly died on Aug. 14 at a rehab facility in California. Kelly voluntarily checked herself into rehab for treatment earlier t ...
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Reality star Gia Allemand dead at age 29
Fox News - over 3 years
Julie Banderas reports
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'Bachelor' Contestant Gia Allemand Dead of Apparent Suicide
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Gia Allemand, who had appeared on the ABC reality shows "The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love" and "Bachelor Pad," has died following hospitalization earlier this week. She was 29. According to a spokeswoman for Allemand, the model was found in her home by her boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, following an apparent suicide attempt. Anderson called 911, she was transported to the hospital and placed on life support. Allemand was taken off of life support on Wednesday due to "a critical loss of brain and organ function," the representative said. "Ms. ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gia Allemand
    TWENTIES
  • 2013
    Age 29
    On August 12, 2013, Allemand was admitted to University Hospital in New Orleans after an attempted suicide by hanging.
    More Details Hide Details 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 of 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.
  • 2010
    Age 26
    On February 18, 2010 Allemand appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where she discussed her life after being on The Bachelor.
    More Details Hide Details Afterwards, Allemand joined the cast of ABC's Bachelor spinoff, Bachelor Pad. The show premiered August 9, 2010, on ABC. Allemand cited the relationship as the reason why she refused to participate in the show's "kissing contest" game which led to her elimination in the third episode. Before appearing on Bachelor Pad Allemand was featured in a special edition of ABC's 20/20: Inside the Bachelor: Stories Behind the Rose. Allemand appeared in the episodic short film Ghost Trek: The Kinsey Report, a horror-comedy about a paranormal reality show, in which Allemand plays the role of producer Shawna Leibowitz.
    Allemand's work in television began when she was selected as a cast member on ABC's reality show The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love, season 14 of The Bachelor series, which first aired on January 4, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details The show placed her with 24 other women all contending for the affection of pilot Jake Pavelka. She was the second to the last contestant eliminated by Pavelka.
    In 2010, she was selected to play a role in an upcoming film produced by Brett Ratner on the life of actor Gianni Russo.
    More Details Hide Details She was cast to play the supporting role of actress Ava Gardner. Russo cast her for the role saying, "Gia looks a lot like Ava, but it's really the passion that she had that convinced me to cast her."
  • 2008
    Age 24
    In 2008, she was named Miss Bikini-USA's Model of the Year.
    More Details Hide Details The following year Allemand placed first in the bikini short class of the NPC Arnold Amateur Championships. In addition to modeling, Allemand worked for the modeling and creative-fields consultancy Dream It Make It. Allemand said in an interview that she has always had a passion for acting and performing. She was a former professional ballet dancer, but her dancing career was shortened after she injured her hamstring and Achilles tendon. Nevertheless, Allemand took acting classes in high school and at Hartford College.
  • 2007
    Age 23
    She is best known for appearing as a swimsuit model in Maxim in 2007.
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  • 2005
    Age 21
    Allemand finished second in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic competition and the Miss Red Hot Taj Mahal Super Bowl contest in 2005.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1992
    Age 8
    Allemand's parents separated in 1992, later divorcing; Donna Allemand married Tony Micheletti, whom she described as closer to Gia than was Gia's biological father.
    More Details Hide Details Gia began modeling early, and as a baby she appeared in Johnson & Johnson ads and as a Gerber Baby. As a teenager, Allemand initially never thought about a career in modeling. However, at 19 she began modeling after she was asked to enter a swimsuit competition she says she won.
  • 1983
    Born
    Born on December 20, 1983.
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