Chris Pearson, identified for being amongst the first contestants on the MTV present “Ex on the Beach,” died this weekend following a stabbing incident. He was 25.
Pearson reportedly received into an altercation early this Sunday morning, at roughly 2 AM, whereas north of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley space, TMZ reported. The different particular person concerned in the squabble stabbed Pearson, who was subsequently taken to a hospital the place he died of his accidents. Multiple associates and regulation enforcement advised TMZ he handed away round 3:30 AM.
Police are investigating the case as a stabbing and have already got leads, based on TMZ.
In whole, Pearson appeared in 11 episodes of “EOTB”’s first season and was one in every of the solely contestants for whom the present was his first TV gig. Pearson, who was additionally an expert DJ, is recalled by followers for his emotional vulnerability in the present, crying on digicam over a former girlfriend.
In the wake of his passing, Pearson’s final Instagram post has turn out to be an area for tributes from different MTV stars. “Teen Mom”’s Taylor Selfridge took to the submit to put in writing “this is heartbreaking.”
“Unfortunately, Chris passed 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 way way too soon. Nobody was ready for this, there was so much more he had set to accomplish.”