Reality TV Tragedies: The Saddest and Most Shocking Deaths
Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, The Simple Life
Nicole Richie's ex-boyfriend appeared with her on the third season of The Simple Life in 2005 and 2006. Three years later, on Aug. 28, 2009, he died of an apparent drug overdose at the age of 36. In the months leading up to his death, Goldstein had struggled with mental anguish resulting from a plane crash he survived with Travis Barker in September 2008.