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'Bad Girls Club' Star Whitney Collings Dead At 33
Whitney Collings reportedly died in a hospital near her hometown of Boston, the town she proudly claimed as hers during her time on "Bad Girls Club."
“Bad Girls Club” star Whitney Collings has died at the age of 33.
Her mother Linda Houghton Collings revealed the news on Facebook, TMZ reported over the weekend.
"I am completely broken and will never get over this,” the mourning mother wrote, according to TMZ. “Life is so unfair. She was kind with a big heart."
Collings she died Thursday morning in a hospital near Boston, the town she proudly exclaimed being from during her time on “Bad Girls Club,” TMZ reports.
Collings was 21 when she starred in Season 3 of “Bad Girls Club,” which premiered on Oxygen in late 2008. She worked in a bar as she studied biology and physics at Salem State University during her time on the show, according to a 2008 Boston Herald article. She was known for her sense of humor and at times blunt honesty, which cultivated her nickname “The Straight Shooter” on the show. She was kicked out of the house due to a physical altercation.
The reality star’s cause of death has not been revealed.
Darlen Escobar, who starred in Season 2 of the show, paid tribute to the passing of her fellow “Bad Girls Club” alumni on Instagram and wrote on her Instastory that “God has gained another beautiful sweet angel.”
A friend of Colling’s wrote on Facebook, “Rest easy beautiful angel your [sic] with your dad now."
Collings’ death comes just months after that of another alum: Demitra “Mimi” Roche, who starred on Season 8 of the show, died at age 34 this summer.
For 17 seasons, "Bad Girls Club" would gather women who considered themselves to be "bad girls" and film them sharing a home together.