‘Bachelorette’ graduate Clint Arlis, who competed on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season of the reality show, has died aged 34
‘The Bachelorette’ star Clint Arlis has died aged 34. A Twitter post by his wrestling coach Scott Bayer announced his death, saying, “It is with a heavy heart and with a sense of profound loss that we announce the passing of one of the all-time greats of the Batavia Wrestling Program, 2005 graduate Clint Arlis.”
Clint starred in Season 11 of the ABC franchise in 2015 with Kaitlyn Bristowe and his little brother Coach Logan Arlis’ best friend,” the post reads Tom’s coaching staff and the Batavia Wrestling Family came in. I found him to be extremely devoted to his family and very committed to the sport of wrestling on a level…few of us have ever reached in our careers spent most of his college years as the training partner of 2x Big Ten Champion, 3x All-American and current U of I run wrestling coach Michael Poeta.”
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“Clint was among the very first children to come through the Batavia Pinners / The Batavia Wrestling Club when Tom, Brian Drendel and others started it in the 1990s. Many other Batavia wrestlers have followed in his footsteps, ”the post continues. “His legacy as a fierce competitor, tireless worker, caring influence on younger Batavia wrestlers, devoted friend and loving son and brother will resonate well beyond his days in our present day.” Last year, Tyler Gwozdz, ‘The Bachelorette’, died -Candidate from Hannah Brown’s squadron, aged 29 from a suspected overdose.
Clint Arlis reportedly made his living as an architectural engineer for Lend-Lease. Clint’s sister, Taylor Lulek, also took to Facebook to announce the death of her older brother, saying, “It is with great sadness that I have to announce that my family lost my best friend and older brother, Clint, on the morning of January 11.” Lulek wrote on Facebook alongside a photo of her and her brother as children. “Please respect our family’s privacy as we try to cope with this great loss.” She accompanied the post with a childhood photo of her and her siblings.
Arlis’ sexuality has long been questioned following his torrid confrontation with JJ Lane on the show. Arlis is also said to have dated Lane off-screen. However, Arlis has rarely addressed such rumours. Although the star has been able to boast about his heterosexual sexuality with his relationships with women, his sexuality has never been officially revealed.
Arlis is known for dating Kaitlyn Bristowe. Kaitlyn Dawn Bristowe is a Canadian television personality, podcast host, and former spinning instructor. She was a contestant on the 19th season of ABC’s The Bachelor and was also the lead actress on the 11th season of The Bachelorette, which Arlis participated in.