"Television personality and Model/Actress Gia Marie Allemand (29) passed away today at University Hospital, New Orleans.While in her residency in New Orleans on Monday night, Ms.
He was so proud of her and what she was accomplishing in New York and all over the world. In 1982, I'm in New York and I heard she was right up the street from where I was, and I wanted to stop by to say "Hi" but never got the chance, I was too busy in meetings and never thought about it again.
He always had that picture of her in Cosmopolitian above his cash register and he let me look at it. It wasn't until 1990 I heard she died, and the way she died and it tore me to pieces.
We have lost an angel." Earlier in the day he wrote, "Please pray for @Gia Allemand. #powerofprayer." PHOTOS: Stars we've lost in 2013 On Tuesday, Aug.
A dear friend and one of the sweetest women I know . 13, the model's publicist announced that she had been hospitalized at University Hospital, New Orleans on Monday "following a serious emergency medical event." The statement continued, "Ms.
Allemand's mother is with her, along with her long-term boyfriend, NBA basketball player Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans.
On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time." Allemand's last tweet before her hospitalization was on Aug.But thanks to this movie, there was a great deal of Gia's life I knew nothing about after 17 years old.But the ending was what touched me, because that is how I will remember Gia, and wish for everyone to remember her as well, even with the rough and gritty content contained in her life brought to screen.12, a source confirms to Us Weekly that the 29-year-old contestant died on Wednesday, Aug. No further information on the cause of her death has been released.PHOTOS: Gia Allemand's most memorable moments UPDATE: An official statement was released Wednesday on behalf of Allemand's family regarding her death.So tragic to someone many of us thought from our generation, our backgrounds, our area "had made it." In 1998, this movie was done and I thought done as good as it could be.