The Bachelorette contestant Josh Seiter, 36, has died. The truth star beforehand opened up about his psychological well being struggles, and his household launched a heartbreaking assertion that confirmed his demise on Monday. “It’s with an especially heavy coronary heart that we share the tragic information of Joshua’s sudden passing,” the assertion, which was shared on Josh’s Instagram, started.
“As all who knew him can attest, Joshua was an extremely vivid gentle in an more and more dim world,” the assertion continued. “His fearless voice and indomitable spirit helped 1000’s of individuals of their darkest moments really feel just a bit much less alone. Though our heartache at Joshua’s passing pains us past measure, we discover consolation realizing that he’s lastly at peace.”
A explanation for demise hasn’t been given right now, however the assertion included a cellphone quantity for folks to name if they’re going by way of a psychological well being disaster. Josh’s demise additionally comes simply 4 days after he posted a message about combating anxiousness and melancholy. “Surviving melancholy and anxiousness someday at a time with a smile,” he wrote within the publish.
Over time, he’s additionally been very open and trustworthy about trying suicide prior to now. “I’m Josh Seiter, and I’m a suicide try survivor. I battle OCD, Bipolar Despair, and GAD, however I refuse to surrender. What did you survive?” he wrote in a beforehand shared Instagram message. It was alongside a shirtless picture of him searching a window and holding a mug.
Josh’s stunning demise comes after he first stepped into the highlight on Kaitlyn Bristowe‘s season of The Bachelorette again in