Among those who have passed away in recent years are stars from Deadliest Catch, The Real World, Survivor, The Real Housewives, Buckwild, and The Bachelorette
Joey Kovar, The Real World: Hollywood
Kovar was 29 when he passed away of "opiate intoxication" on Aug. 17, 2012, in Chicago. His death followed a long struggle with substance abuse, which he revealed on The Real World: Hollywood in 2008. Two years later, in 2010, he sought treatment for cocaine and ecstasy addiction on VH1's Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.
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