Bachelor Nation is mourning the lack of one among their very own.
Former “Bachelorette” contestant Clint Arlis has died. He was 34.
The Season 11 alum’s demise was introduced on Thursday on Twitter by his highschool wrestling coach, Scott Bayer.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart and a way of profound loss that we announce the demise of one of many Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis (pictured left). Clint was the beloved son of Coach Tom Arlis and his spouse, Jamie, protecting, loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the boyhood idol and greatest pal of his child brother, Coach Logan Arlis,” Bayer wrote in a sequence of tweets.
Arlis, an architectural engineer, was remembered by his former coach for being “terribly dedicated to his household and deeply dedicated to the game wrestling.” A reason behind demise was not given.
“On behalf of all of us within the Batavia Wrestling Household, we ship our deepest and most honest condolences to the Arlis Household throughout this era unimaginable heartbreak and grief. To the Arlis Household, we cherished Clint. We love you,” Bayer concludes.
Arlis appeared on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season of “The Bachelorette” in 2015.
The truth star and host took to Instagram after listening to the information early Friday.
“Alright that is an Instagram Story I didn’t suppose I would be doing tonight however Clint, who was on my season of the Bachelorette, I’ll say tragically, he is tragically handed. 34 years outdated. I am undecided what occurred, the way it occurred. All I need to say is that from figuring out him on the present although issues did not finish on the very best phrases for us, from his time on the present til right now I’ve heard nothing however unbelievable issues about that individual. From his friends, his college students, his coaches, his lecturers, his buddies his household, Clint was very effectively revered in his world and it’s an absolute tragedy of what is occurred,” Bristowe stated.
“I simply do not know a lot proper now and it is none of my enterprise. This Instagram Story is actually to simply say to anybody who is aware of him, who may comply with me, that I’m so sorry. It is such an enormous loss and I am actually simply beside myself with this information. If there’s something I can do, something in any respect, please let me know and let’s all simply say a prayer or be there for Clint’s household throughout this time. Gosh, I am simply so sorry,” Bristowe concluded.
His fellow contestant, Nick Viall, paid tribute to him on-line.
“Simply heard in regards to the passing of Clint Arlis. I obtained an opportunity to get know Clint a little bit after our time on Kaitlyns season and I all the time get pleasure from are [sic] time and conversations,” Viall, 41, wrote. “A really type, distinctive, and proficient one who was taken from this world far too quickly. RIP Clint.”