Friends and co-stars of The Bachelor star Gia Allemand are reacting with shock and sadness to the death of the 29-year-old model this week.
Gia was taken to University Hospital in New Orleans on Monday night, where she was listed in critical condition following a medical emergency.
As she was in critical condition and on life support, she received an outpouring of prayers and support from her friends and co-stars of Bachelor Nation.
Now that she has passed away, those that knew her well are expressing their condolences, memories and love for the reality star and model. A sampling:
Jake Pavelka: "I am in complete shock and devastated to hear the news about Gia. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known."