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How ‘The Bachelor’ Honored Late Contestant Clint Arlis After His Death


Clint Arlis
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Not forgotten. On the arena of two weeks after files broke of Bachelorette alum Clint Arlis‘ demise, the ABC franchise paid tribute to Kaitlyn Bristowe‘s leisurely suitor.

On the tip of the Monday, January 24, episode of Clayton Echard‘s Bachelor season, a title card perceived to honor the inclined actuality celebrity. “In Loving Reminiscence,” the cloak cloak read. “Clint Arlis 1987 – 2022.”

A household buddy of the Illinois native launched on January 12 that the season 15 Bachelorette alum had handed away at age 34. “It is with a heavy heart and a technique of profound loss that we state the demise of 1 in all the Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis,” Coach Bayer, who coached wrestling at Arlis’ alma mater, wrote by Twitter on the time. “Clint was the cherished son of Coach Tom Arlis and his wife, Jamie, protective, loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the boyhood idol and easiest buddy of his little one brother, Coach Logan Arlis.”

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Bayer went on to celebrate the inclined athlete’s accomplishments, noting, “His legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless employee, a caring affect to younger Batavia wrestlers, a devoted buddy and a loving son and brother will resonate far past his days in our presence. On behalf of all of us in the Batavia Wrestling Family, we ship our deepest and most sincere condolences to the Arlis Family during this duration [of] not doubtless heartbreak and wretchedness. To the Arlis Family, we cherished Clint. We love you.”

The motive on the aid of Clint’s demise has yet to be confirmed. Plenty of fellow Bachelor Nation stars — including Bristowe, 36 — mourned the loss in the wake of the knowledge.

“That is an Instagram Epic I did no longer focus on I’d be doing tonight nonetheless Clint, who was on my season on The Bachelorette — I’m gonna pronounce tragically — he’s tragically handed. [He was] 34 years inclined,” the Dancing With the Stars alum significant by social media on January 13. “I’m no longer sure what took position [or] how it took position, nonetheless all I must pronounce is realizing him from the existing, regardless that issues didn’t pause on the finest terms for us, from his time on the existing unless recently, I if truth be told comprise heard nothing nonetheless incredible issues about that person from his friends, his students, his coaches, his teachers, his friends, his household. Clint was completely-revered in his world.”

The Canada native, who obtained engaged to Jason Tartick in Might perchance well 2021, called her ex’s demise an “absolute tragedy,” including. “I honest don’t know essential straight away and it’s none of my industrial. This Instagram Epic is literally honest to bellow to someone that knows him who would maybe perchance follow me that I’m so sorry. It’s this form of gargantuan loss and I’m honestly honest beside myself at this files. So if there’s the relaxation I will form, I don’t know what I will form, nonetheless the relaxation in any admire, please let me know.”

Ben Higgins, one more season 11 alum, reminisced on the time he spent with Clint in a press liberate to Us Weekly. “Clint was an incredibly talented human. He was an artist, a creator, a buddy and incredibly clever,” he significant. “His exhausting work and his dedication to exploring lifestyles was obvious to someone who was ever spherical him. The arena lost someone scheme too early.”

Prick Viall, who famously crashed Bristowe’s dash and performed the season as her runner-up, shared a tribute of his personal by Twitter earlier this month. “Graceful heard about the passing of Clint Arlis,” he wrote. “I obtained a most essential gamble to rep know Clint a little of after our time on Kaitlyn’s season and I continuously indulge in [our] time and conversations. An extraordinarily kind, weird, and talented one who was taken from this world far too soon. RIP Clint.”

In the wake of Clint’s passing, a scholarship fund was created for the Batavia High College wrestling program and shall be “awarded to a graduating senior who competed steadfastly in wrestling all by their excessive college profession,” per a GoFundMe page that has raised over $16,000 up to now.

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