Lex McAllister Dead: What Happened To Former 'Bachelor' Season 14 Contestant?

by Wade Massey February 16, 2016, 23:37
Lex McAllister Dead: What Happened To Former 'Bachelor' Season 14 Contestant?

Former "The Bachelor" contestant Lex McAllister is dead of an apparent suicide, according to multiple reports. TMZ reported that her family mentioned she struggled with depression and bipolar disorder.

Law enforcement sources in Columbus, Ohio tell the site they received an emergency call Saturday (Feb. 13) around 2 p.m. that McAllister, 32, appeared to have overdosed on prescription pills.

McAllister was featured on one of the show's most popular seasons, in which Jake Pavelka served in the title role. After Jake Pavelka eliminated her from 'The Bachelor,' Lex McAllister said he was to blame for his split from Vienna Girardi.

Jesse Csincsak, who won DeAnna Pappas' season of "The Bachelorette", took to Twitter to respond to McAllister's death.

Lex McAllister Dead: What Happened To Former 'Bachelor' Season 14 Contestant?
Lex McAllister Dead: What Happened To Former 'Bachelor' Season 14 Contestant?

After the news of Lex's death, Tenley told E!: 'I am honestly in shock that another awesome soul would take their life.

Her family has requested privacy during this difficult time. News that she remembers McAllister as a "positive young lady who could light up any room". "She was only on our first episode but she seemed like such a vibrant soul".

 

Gia Allemand, another contestant from the same season, committed suicide in 2013.


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