Gia Allemand in Critical Condition: Bachelor Alum Send Prayers
Bachelor Nation is sending Gia Allemand their prayers. The former Bachelor contestant was hospitalized on Monday, Aug. 12 in critical condition in New Orleans, and since then fellow reality stars have been tweeting her messages of love.
On Tuesday, Aug. 13, the 29-year-old model's publicist released the following statement: "Gia Allemand was taken to University Hospital, New Orleans last night following a serious emergency medical event, the details of which are currently not known. She is listed in critical condition."
"Ms. Allemand's mother is with her, along with her long-term boyfriend, NBA basketball player Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans," the statement continued. "On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time."
No further information on Allemand's condition has been released. The reality star appeared on 2010's season 14 of The Bachelor with Jake Pavelka. After being elimination from the final three, she joined the season one cast of Bachelor Pad.
Though Allemand's fellow Bachelor alum haven't revealed any more information that what has been released, many have taken to Twitter to send their prayers. Read a round-up of their messages below:
Jake Pavelka: "Please pray for @GiaAllemand . . . A dear friend and one of the sweetest women I know . . . #powerofprayer."
Holly Julian: "Im not sure what has happened to @GiaAllemand but I'm praying for her. Please take a second to do the same!"
Gwen Gioia: "Dear God, please be with my sweet friend @GiaAllemand. I believe prayer is powerful and Gia needs all our prayers right now. Love you Gia!"
Blakeley Shea: "@GiaAllemand love you Gia!! I'm praying for you!!!!"
Michael Stagliano: "Hey #BachelorNation send out a prayer for our girl @GiaAllemand."
Juan Pablo: "Sending out my PRAYERS to @GiaAllemand, hope for a quick RECOVERY and STRENGTH to the family in this HARD situation . . ."
Trista Sutter: "Been disconnected from the world for a couple hours & just hearing the news about @GiaAllemand. My heart is heavy. #prayforGia."
Molly Mesnick: "My heart is heavy . . . thoughts and prayers with @GiaAllemand and her family."
Tenley Molzahn: "Fresh air & prayer time. Keep it up #BachelorNation #PrayForGia giaallemand."
Michelle Money: "Please pray for my beautiful friend @giaallemand she is in critical condition and I don't know why or what happened. All I know is she needs a miracle. I believe in the power of prayer. And there is power in numbers. You may not know her personally but I am begging you to pray for her to recover from whatever she is battling. Thank you so much."
Ashley Rosenbaum: "Sending my love and thoughts to @GiaAllemand. Stay strong!"
Kiptyn Locke: "Strength, love & thoughts with @GiaAllemand."
Jackie Gordon: "Praying for @GiaAllemand so hard today . . ."