Julien Hug was 35 when he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, just one year after he competed for Jillian Harris' love on 'The Bachelorette' in 2009. ' Following his death, his girlfriend told press, that his TV stint 'was not even one percent of who he was.' Alexa 'Lex' Mc Allister died in 2016, six years after she competed on 'Bachelor' Jake Pavelka's season in 2010.
His suicide note, addressed to his parents, was read aloud at his funeral: 'I've suffered from severe depression for years. The cause of death was officially ruled a suicide via drug overdose.
The only success story thus far has been from season one winners Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter who married and have two children together.
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Look back at all the years of dates, hookups, romance, and roses.
Michael Nance, who was a former contestant on "The Bachelorette," is dead at 31, E! Nance was found dead in the early morning of Memorial Day -- Monday, May 29 -- and not much else is known about his death.
The popular series has seen its share of drama, with many contestants of both sexes crossing over from The Bachelor and competing from the opposite position.
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SEE ALSO: 'Rob & Big' star Christopher 'Big Black' Boykin dead at age 45Police officers in Austin, Texas, pronounced Nance dead at a.m.
after responding to reports of an unresponsive male.
Credit: ABC"At this point it is not a suspicious death and the manner will be determined by the medical examiner," an Austin Police Department Homicide Unit spokesperson told E! Nance was a contestant on Emily Maynard's season of "The Bachelorette" back in 2012 when he was 26.