Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has passed away at age 34… was seen in season 11 of the ABC franchise starring Kaitlyn Bristowe
- His death was reported by family friend Scott Bayer
- Arlis was an outstanding wrestler at Batavia High School in Batavia, Illinois
- Arlis had worked as an architectural engineer in Chicago
- It was not immediately clear what the cause of his death was
- Nick Viall of the show described Arlis as “a very kind, unique and talented person who was taken out of this world far too soon”
The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died aged 34.
The passing of Arlis, who was seen in season 11 of the ABC franchise starring Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015, was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer, who had known Arlis from the team. wrestling from Batavia High School in Batavia, Illinois.
“His legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless worker, a benevolent influence on the young wrestlers of Batavia, a devoted friend and a loving son and brother will resonate well beyond his days in our presence,” Bayer said in a statement. series of tweets.
The latest: The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died aged 34. The passing of Arlis, who was seen in season 11 of the ABC franchise starring Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015, was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer
He continued, “On behalf of all of us in the Batavia Wrestling Family, we extend our deepest and most sincere condolences to the Arlis family during this time of unimaginable grief and sorrow.”
The coach added, “I’ve gotten to know Clint over the years since joining Tom’s coaching staff and the Batavia Wrestling Family in late fall 2005, after graduating. of his diploma. “
Bayer said he had known Arlis for over 16 years and “found him extraordinarily devoted to his family and deeply committed to the sport. [of] struggle at a level that few of us reach in our careers.
The cause of his death was not immediately clear.
Arlis was seen in the ABC reality romance opposite Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015
Arlis had worked as an architectural engineer in Chicago
Arlis’ death was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer, who had known Arlis on the Batavia High School wrestling team in Batavia, Illinois.
Bayer made the sad announcement, saying: “It is with a heavy heart and a sense of deep loss that we announce the passing of Clint Arlis, one of the all-time greats of the Batavia wrestling program, a graduate of 2005 “.
“Clint was the beloved son of trainer Tom Arlis and his wife, Jamie, the protective and loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the childhood idol and best friend of his little brother, Coach Logan Arlis. ”
He added: “While pursuing his career in architecture, his priority was always to come back to our (his) wrestling room and give back generously to our children. He was a talented artist with a spirit lively, with a sardonic sense of humor and palpable authenticity. ‘
Arlis was seen speaking with Britt Nilsson as Bristowe watched
Arlis was knocked out of The Bachelorette in the show’s third week
Bachelor Nation’s Nick Viall said he always enjoys his time and conversations with Arlis
University of Illinois honors late student-athlete
According to a May 2015 article in the Chicago Tribune, Arlis had made a living working as an architectural engineer for Lend Lease, a construction and development company that had set up a number of prominent structures in Chicago.
After his stint at Batavia High School, he attended the University of Illinois, where he received his masters and undergraduate degree, as well as an amateur wrestling competition.
While on The Bachelorette, Arlis and coworker JJ Lane were portrayed as villains, which he later said was “the tongue [in] plays’ in a Men Tell All segment; Arlis was knocked off the show in week three.
Bristowe eventually picked Shawn Booth, but the couple broke up in 2018. She announced her engagement to Jason Tartick last May.
Bachelor Nation’s Nick Viall said he always enjoys his time and conversations with Arlis.
Viall described Arlis as “a very kind, unique and talented person who was taken out of this world far too soon”.