Howard Stern Talks About Gia Allemand’s Suicide

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Shock Jock Howard Stern offered a moment to reflect on the sudden death of The Bachelor’s Gia Allemand’s death. The beautiful and much loved 29-year-old girlfriend of Ryan Anderson was rushed to the hospital just a couple short days ago. The event transpired concerns if Allemand was attacked in her home, to a health illness. Speculation continued to roar when her representative released the following statement to the media, “Gia Allemand was taken to University Hospital, New Orleans last night following a serious emergency medical event. On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time.”

Sadly, within 24 hours of her arrival at the hospital, the gorgeous reality star was pronounced dead. Shockwaves hit the industry when the cause of death revealed Allemand hung herself, resulting in “critical loss of brain and organ function” reports Fab Wags. Now family, friends and fans are grieving asking that one question that always surrounds the suicide of a loved one: “Why?”

E! News caught up with Howard Stern  when he arrived at the America’s Got Talent results show that was being held in New York. Stern flashed his respectful and clear analysis of the sudden death of Allemand, reports E!:

I watch The Bachelor and I think there are pressures we don’t know, and some wake up in the morning and think it will be great but it’s unrealistic.

Stern admitted he had watched the show previously and was a fan. He shared his condolences to the family before departing. Hollywood Life, like many other outlets are trying to piece together the reason behind Allemand’s sudden turn to suicide.

Friends and family described the swimsuit model as fun, loving life and enchanting. Hollywood Life shares that Allemand would tweet in favor of protecting those bullied. She was bullied herself in school and would relate to young girls who were. Friends of the starlet reported she became depressed after “the death of Amanda, a 15-year-old Canadian schoolgirl who committed suicide by hanging herself after she was blackmailed, bullied and physically assaulted.”

That took place late last year and many are speculating if Allemand held back certain events that may reveal any path to her suicide. Speculation for now is all anyone has. No reports have surfaced, advising if the beauty left a note to indicate her stability and thought process at the time of her suicide.

It was basketball boyfriend, Ryan Anderson who tragically walked into the couple’s home and found his girlfriend hanging. When he removed her from the unlisted constraint, Allemand was unconscious and rushed immediately to the hospital. He released a statement to the media, “Gia was the most beautiful person I knew inside and out and she always smiled and made everyone else around her smile. She had such an amazing impact on my life and anyone that knew her was blessed.”

The couple seemed to share a palpable love throughout pictures and events shared by family and friends. From The Bachelor to starring as a host for the television series Ghost Trek, everything seemed to be moving so well for Allemand, which only sends  further waves of grief and confusion. Last Monday, during a Bachelorette finale party, Allemand was all smiles and shared pictures of herself, looking happy and relaxed.

Now, Allemand has left behind questions and sadness after her suicide. Stern reminds everyone that with fame comes huge responsibilities, and there could be unknown demons haunting stars. Only Allemand knows what happened that fateful day, and all family, friends and investigators can day is piece together any events leading to the death. Gia Allemand, swimsuit model, former Gerber Baby and girlfriend to NBA star Ryan Anderson, committed suicide by hanging herself. The millions will grieve and to question. Allemand’s final tweet was added one day before she died, a bible passage many will reflect on, “Doing what is right and fair pleases The Lord more than an offering.”

Angelina Bouc

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If you know someone or are struggling with thoughts of suicide, please reach out to The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Click here for resources on those in your life affected by thoughts or acts of suicide-> The National Suicide Prevention Lifelife

6 Responses to "Howard Stern Talks About Gia Allemand’s Suicide"

  1. Matthew D. Dovel   August 16, 2013 at 2:53 am

    Intense emotional suffering coupled with a fear greater than their own death is what those with suicidal thoughts are dealing with. I should know! I attempted suicide over 26 years ago and now I’m the president of International Suicide Prevention, a nonprofit. Hundreds die each day from suicide but, only the famous one’s get reported? Each and every person is here for a reason and you are not an accident! Never give up! And if anyone wants to talk, I’ll listen!

    • Angelina Bouc   August 16, 2013 at 4:19 am

      Yes, suicide shows no class, creed or color, Matthew. What deaths like Gia’s does is show the general public that even celebrities, suffer the pain. It allows one to understand- on a much larger scale – it isn’t personal, it’s universal. Millions go unreported, but it can be the one person reported that helps millions more. Which is why the resources are at the bottom of the article. Thank you for your comment and sharing your admirable story.


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