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The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died at 34 … was seen on season 11 of the ABC franchise

The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died at 34 … was seen on season 11 of the ABC franchise featuring Kaitlyn Bristowe


The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died at the age of 34.

The passing of Arlis, who was seen on season 11 of the ABC franchise featuring Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015, was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer, who had coached Arlis on the wrestling team at Batavia High School in Batavia, Illinois.

‘His legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless worker, a caring influence to younger Batavia wrestlers, a devoted friend and a loving son and brother will resonate far beyond his days in our presence,’ Bayer said in a series of tweets. 

The latest: The Bachelorette’s Clint Arlis has died at the age of 34. The passing of Arlis, who was seen on season 11 of the ABC franchise featuring 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 send our deepest and most sincere condolences to the Arlis Family during this period unimaginable heartbreak and grief.’

The coach added: ‘I have come to know Clint over the years since I joined Tom’s coaching staff and the Batavia Wrestling Family in the late fall of 2005, after his graduation. 

‘I have found him to be extraordinarily devoted to his family and deeply committed to the sport wrestling at a level few of us have ever reach in our careers.’

It was not immediately clear what Arlis’s cause of death was.

Arlis was seen on the ABC reality romance opposite Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015

Arlis was seen on the ABC reality romance opposite Kaitlyn Bristowe in 2015

Arlis had worked as an an architectural engineer in Chicago

Arlis had worked as an an architectural engineer in Chicago

Arlis's death was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer, who had coached Arlis on the wrestling team at Batavia High School in Batavia, Illinois

Arlis’s death was reported on Twitter by family friend Scott Bayer, who had coached Arlis on the wrestling team at Batavia High School in Batavia, Illinois

Bayer made the sad announcement in saying, ‘It is with a heavy heart and a sense of profound loss that we announce the death of one of the Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis. 

‘Clint was the beloved son of Coach Tom Arlis and his wife, Jamie, protective, loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the boyhood idol and best friend of his kid brother, Coach Logan Arlis.’

Bayer said he had known Arlis more than 15 years and ‘found him to be extraordinarily devoted to his family and deeply committed to the sport [of] wrestling at a level few of us ever reach in our careers.’

He added: ‘While pursuing his career in architecture, he’s always made a priority of coming back to our (his) wrestling room and generously giving back to our kids. He was a talented artist with a sharp wit, a sardonic sense of humor and palpable authenticity.’

During his time on The Bachelorette, Arlis and fellow contestant JJ Lane were portrayed as villains, which he subsequently said was ‘tongue [in] cheek’ in a Men Tell All segment; Arlis was eliminated from the show in the third week.

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