MTV Reality Star Clay Adler Dies At Age 27
Clay Adler, who starred in the MTV series Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, has passed away at age 27.
According to TMZ, Clay shot himself while in the desert with friends on March 25, subsequently passing away from his injuries a day later in hospital.“We are saddened by the news of Clay Adler’s passing," MTV said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.”
While those close to Clay paid tribute to him with a traditional paddle out ceremony on Saturday in Newport Beach.
His father also confirmed to People that while his son's death was sadly suicide, he's already saved lives through organ donation.
“[He’s] already saved about four or five lives,” he told the magazine. “Clay had requested that his organs – and he did this years ago when he applied for a driver’s license – that his organs be donated to people.”
Our thoughts are with Clay's family and friends.
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