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Reality Show Stars Who Died Prematurely

Famous faces from reality shows who died prematurely

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    Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, the star of her own show I Love Jenni, was killed in a private plane crash this past December.
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    Singer Mindy McCready of Celebrity Rehab committed suicide a couple of months ago, following years of deteriorating health caused by addiction.
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    Paula Goodspeed of American Idol was so obsessed with Paula Abdul that she drove to the Idol judge’s home to overdose on drugs.
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    Sea captain Phil Harris of Deadliest Catch suffered a massive stroke on the job.
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    Russell Armstrong of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and the ex-husband of Taylor Armstrong, used an extension cord to hang himself in his bedroom. He was deeply in debt and faced allegations of spousal abuse.
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    Jackass star Ryan Dunn got terribly drunk and drove his Porsche 911 at speeds exceeding 130 mph before smashing into a tree.
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    Shain Gandee star of Buckwild was found inside his truck, along with his uncle and a third unidentified person. The truck was stuck in knee deep mud.
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    The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin died almost immediately in September 2006 when a stingray pierced his chest.
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