Reality star Clay Adler shot himself in the head. The Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County hunk was on a trip in the desert with friends when he undexpectedly turned the gun on himself.

Schocking news about MTV reality star Clay Adler. The 27-year-old died of a self-inflicted wound with a firearm.

 

Clay Adler commited suicide by shoting himself in the face. He was 27.

 

TMZ, who first reported the news, says that the man was on a trip with some of his friends, in the desert. They went there to shoot guns and everything was going fine. At one point, however, Adler’s friends saw him turning the gun on himself and before anybody could react, he shot himself in the head.

He was rushed to the hospital, but died the following day.

However, his death is not as recent as yesterday. Clay Adler passed away on March 26.

His death is referred to as a suicide.

As for the cause, sources from his entourage say that they don’t have any knowledge of him having any problems with drugs and alcohol. They do, however, mention that Clay was struggling with mental illness, but a diagnosis has not been revealed.

On Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, Clay was one of the main cast members. He had an on-and-off girlfriend, Chrissy Schwartz. The reality series focused on the lives of the teenagers in the wealthy beachside community of Orange County. The story was mostly focus on the pair Clay Adler – Chrissy Schwarts, which led to the label „love story show”. It started airing on August 13, 2007. The last episode was aired January 2, 2008.

The success of Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County was short-lived. MTV cancelled the show after two seasons.

The 27-year-old also did some acting and was good friends with The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.