Tragic Beauty: The Exclusive Story of a Bachelorette's Suicide

Sep 10, 2013 on Syndicated at 4:00 PM

Summary

In a Dr. Phil exclusive, the mother of reality TV star Gia Allemand opens up about her daughter’s tragic suicide. On August 14, 2013, the 29-year-old former The Bachelor star was removed from life support two days after her boyfriend, NBA player Ryan... (more) Anderson, found her clinging to life after her suicide attempt. Gia’s mother, Donna, says she was the last person to speak to her daughter. Did Gia give any warning signs of what she was about to do? Donna speaks out about what she believes is the real reason her daughter took her own life. Then, he broke her heart on The Bachelor, but they developed a close and deep friendship. Bachelor star Jake Pavelka remembers Gia in emotional tribute. And, Gia’s former publicist, Penelope Jean Hayes, remembers her kind and gentle friend. If a friend or loved one is talking about or planning to take his or her life, reach out for help now. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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