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Reality TV Tragedies: The Saddest and Most Shocking Deaths

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Reality stars are a special breed of celebrity. Fans grow to know and love them as real people, not as characters, so when they die, the loss feels personal in a way. In recent years, stars from The Deadliest Catch, The Real World, Survivor, The Real Housewives, Buckwild, and The Bachelorette have passed away suddenly and tragically.