Chris Pearson, identified for being among the many first contestants on the MTV present “Ex on the Seaside,” died this weekend following a stabbing incident. He was 25.
Pearson reportedly acquired into an altercation on Sunday at roughly 2 a.m. whereas north of Los Angeles within the San Fernando Valley space, TMZ reported. The opposite particular person concerned within the squabble stabbed Pearson, who was subsequently taken to a hospital the place he died of his accidents. A number of buddies and legislation enforcement officers instructed TMZ he handed away round 3:30 a.m.
Police are investigating the case as a stabbing and have already got leads, in response to TMZ.
In complete, Pearson appeared in 11 episodes of the primary season of “EOTB” and was one of many solely contestants whose look on the present marked his first TV gig. Pearson, who was additionally knowledgeable DJ, is recalled by followers for his emotional vulnerability on-screen, having cried in entrance of the digital camera over a former girlfriend.
Within the wake of his passing, Pearson’s last Instagram put up has develop into an area for tributes from different MTV stars. Taylor Selfridge, who was on “Teen Mother,” took to the put up to write down “that is heartbreaking.”
“Sadly, Chris handed away early Sunday morning unexpectedly after a tragic encounter,” reads a GoFundMe set as much as assist pay for Pearson’s funeral bills. “Chris was taken from us means means too quickly. No person was prepared for this, there was a lot extra he had set to perform.”