Bad Girls Club's Linsey 'Jade' Berardi Dead at 22
"Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts go out to her family, friends and fans," the Oxygen network said in a statement
Bad Girls Club star Linsey “Jade” Berardi has died at the age of 22.
Her death was confirmed by the Oxygen network, but the reality star’s cause of death has not been released.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Linsey ‘Jade’ Berardi, who appeared in Bad Girls Club Season 12,” the network said in a statement.
“Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts go out to her family, friends and fans.”
Known as the “Brooklyn Brat” on the show, Berardi left the show early after the second episode of the season.
Her former reality costars expressed their sadness over Berardi’s untimely death.
“Sad to find out @misslinseyjade life was cut so short,” Jada Cacchilli posted on Instagram. “Despite our introduction on BGC we became cool and were able to let the bs go. However she was taken, I pray it was a peaceful depart. We may not have been friends BUT we shared an experience most will never have or truly understand…”
Loren “Lo” London, another former costar, Tweeted, “I pray that the news is not true but if it is I send my condolences to Lindsey’s family and friends #BGC12.”
Oxygen says that in lieu of flowers, Berardi’s family asks for any donations be sent to animal shelters because “Linsey was a lifetime animal lover and passionate advocate.”