Whitney Collings Dead: ‘Bad Girls Club’ Star Dies at 33

Whitney Collings, who starred within the actuality collection Bad Girls Club, died on December 3, as first reported by TMZ. She was 33.

Collings appeared on 12 episodes of Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club between 2008 and 2009 and returned to movie the Bad Girls Club Reunion Special. Prior to becoming a member of the fact collection, she labored as a gross sales consultant for Priority One Marketing Group in Florida, in keeping with her IMDb page. At the time of her dying, she was working as a senior gross sales govt at Ecigarettes Wholesale, as acknowledged on her Facebook page.

Collings’ mom Linda Houghton Collings confirmed the information of her daughter’s dying on Facebook and adjusted her profile to an image along with her daughter when she nonetheless had blonde hair.

FacebookWhitney Collings poses along with her mom Linda Houghton Collings.

Collings’ mom wrote, “I’m fully damaged and can by no means recover from this. Life is so unfair. She was type with an enormous coronary heart,” TMZ reported. A pal of the fact star, Christina Marie, wrote on her Facebook page, “I’m fully coronary heart damaged Whitney Collings we’ve so many enjoyable recollections collectively.. Rest simple stunning angel your together with your dad now…”

A reason for dying was not instantly revealed, however TMZ reported that Collings died whereas in a hospital close to her hometown of Boston. The outlet mentioned, “The health worker at present has Whitney’s case and can decide the trigger and method of her dying.”

Collings Was Studying Biology & Physics at Salem State While Appearing on ‘Bad Girls Club’

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Collings was simply 21 years old when she turned a actuality star. While she was working as a barmaid in Boston, Collings was additionally finding out biology and physics at Salem State, as reported by The Boston Herald.

As for why she determined to affix the fact collection, Collings was pulled by the need to reside in an expensive home in Los Angeles, “and it was a very good excuse to celebration,” she joked earlier than the season premiered in 2008. Her nickname on the collection was “The Straight Shooter.”

While Collings had on-screen run-ins with fellow castmates corresponding to Sarah Michaels, Ailea Carr and Tiffany Davis, she instructed The Boston Herald that off-screen they had been all shut mates “who discuss each day. I hold telling individuals, ‘It’s a actuality TV show,’ hinting that not all of what viewers noticed on TV was actual drama.”

In 2009, Collings revealed to Reality Wanted that she landed the gig after signing as much as their web site. “I really forgot I joined however began to get all of those emails about completely different casting alternatives. I observed one for The Bad Girls and I believed, ‘This completely appears to be like like a show for me,'”and despatched in an utility.

After the casting director despatched her an e-mail, she was flown out to Los Angeles for the ultimate audition. When Collings came upon she nabbed the half, “I used to be hanging out with a pal after I bought the decision. They mentioned I made it, however instructed me I could not say anybody. They mentioned they needed to fly me out to L.A. to begin filming in two weeks.”

Collings Was Kicked Off ‘Bad Girls Club’ After Hitting a Cast Member


FacebookWhitney Collings posts a selfie on Facebook in 2019.

While Bad Girls Club was filming in Cancun, Mexico, Collings was concerned in an altercation at a membership that bought her axed from the show. According to Collings this was how that state of affairs went down:

Leah bought into an altercation with Amber. I attempted to calm everybody down as we had been leaving, when Amber got here after me with a shoe. I bought into it along with her, however then stepped again and realized it wasn’t price it. I attempted to stroll away when Amber began swinging at me. I ended up kicking her within the face and bought kicked off.

Afterward, “I used to be mad and upset,” Collings instructed Reality Wanted. “I used to be simply attempting to face up for Leah. It wasn’t honest, however at the identical time it’s within the contract that in case you hit somebody you’re going to get kicked off.”

Overall, Collings would not have traded within the expertise for anything. “I’m actually glad,” Collings mentioned. “It was a chance of a lifetime. Good or dangerous, you simply need to go together with it. I might positively do it once more. I haven’t got any regrets.”

Fellow ‘Bad Girls Club’ Star Demitra ‘Mimi’ Roche Died in July

Collings’ dying comes simply months after fellow Bad Girl Club star Demitra “Mimi” Roche died in July at age 34.

Roche’s dying was confirmed by her pal, Miami rapper Er305. The rapper wrote on his Instagram page, “RIP @DEMITRAJADE. Gone means too quickly. One of the kindest individuals I knew. Every time we linked you made positive it was lit. Thank you for really supporting my craft from day 1 earlier than anybody believed. We all miss you Mimi.”

Roche was preceded in dying by one other Bad Girls Club cast member. Season 12 star Linsey Jade, who hailed from Brooklyn, died on April 2, 2015. She was 22.

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