Bachelor Nation is shedding tears tonight, because it’s been revealed that ‘Bachelorette’ contestant Clint Arlis has died.
Bachelorette contestant Clint Arlis is lifeless, in keeping with a household buddy who coached wrestling at his alma mater — Illinois’ Batavia Excessive Faculty. Clint competed on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season of the truth present, and his dying at age 34 was confirmed on Twitter on January 12.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart and a way of profound loss that we announce the dying of one of many Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis,” Coach Bayer wrote. “Clint was the beloved son of Coach Tom Arlis and his spouse, Jamie, protecting, loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the boyhood idol and greatest buddy of his child brother, Coach Logan Arlis.”
“I’ve come to know Clint over time since I joined Tom’s teaching employees and Batavia Wrestling Household within the late fall of 2005, after his commencement. I’ve discovered him to be terribly dedicated to his household and deeply dedicated to the game [of] wrestling at a stage few of us ever attain in our careers,” he continued. “Whereas pursuing his profession in structure, he’s at all times made a precedence of coming again to our (his) wrestling room and generously giving again to our youngsters. He was a gifted artist with a pointy wit, a sardonic humorousness and palpable authenticity.”
It’s with a heavy coronary heart and a way of profound loss that we announce the dying of one of many Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis (pictured left). 1/10 pic.twitter.com/8wlheLtq0P
— Batavia Wrestling – Coach Bayer (@BataviaWrestler) January 13, 2022
After which, Bayer concluded his announcement with a message to Clint’s household: “His legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless employee, a caring affect to youthful Batavia wrestlers, a loyal buddy and a loving son and brother will resonate far past his days in our presence. On behalf of all of us within the Batavia Wrestling Household, we ship our deepest and most honest condolences to the Arlis Household throughout this era [of] unimaginable heartbreak and grief. To the Arlis Household, we cherished Clint. We love you.”
Following Clint’s passing, Bachelor franchise star Nick Viall additionally took to Twitter to pay tribute to Clint, who he described as a “very form, distinctive, and gifted particular person”.
Simply heard concerning the passing of Clint Arlis. I acquired an opportunity to get know Clint a little bit after our time on Kaitlyns season and I at all times take pleasure in are time and conversations. A really form, distinctive, and gifted one who was taken from this world far too quickly. RIP Clint❤️
— Nick Viall (@viallnicholas28) January 13, 2022
Clint vied for Kaitlyn’s coronary heart on Season 11 of the ABC collection, which aired in 2015. He and JJ Lane developed a bromance on the present earlier than Clint was eradicated throughout week three.