HOLLYWOOD—”Bad Girls Club” star Linsey ‘Jade’ Berardi passed away on Friday, April 3 at the age of 22. The cause of her death remains unknown.
The media spokesperson for Oxygen network released the following statement, “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Linsey ‘Jade’ Berardi, who appeared in ‘Bad Girls Club Season 12.’ Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts go out to her family, friends and fans.”
Berardi, also known as “Brooklyn Brat” on the television series, was reportedly kicked off the show for being involved in a physical altercation with a cameraman.
Her costar Jada Cacchilli shared a photo of Berardi following the tragic news. She captioned it, “Sad to find out @linsey.jade life was cut so short… 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… #RIPLINSEY #BGC12.”
Before Oxygen released the statement confirming the star’s death, co-star Loren “Lo” London tweeted, “I pray that the news is not true but if it is I send my condolences to Lindsey’s family and friends #BGC12.”
“In lieu of flowers, her family asks any donations be sent to animal shelters,” Oxygen concluded in the statement. “Linsey was a lifetime animal lover and passionate advocate.”