‘The Bachelorette’ Contestant Eric Hill’s Death Left Producers in Lurch

The sudden death of Eric Hill, a contestant in the series of The Bachelorette that is under filming has sent shockwaves amid TV watchers and The Bachelorette team. Eric who was already eliminated from the show when he died is still part of the initial shoots and stages of the show.

An adventurist at heart Eric was paragliding when he suffered a mishap owing to which his parachute collapsed and came crashing down. The incident just puts The Bachelorette producers on a tight spot though the series producers have said while it’s a bizarre predicament for them right now they’re going to be as sensitive as possible and at this point its about his family. The series staff are just wrecked on learning of Eric’s death they added.

Eric Hill’s Death

Eric Hill’s Death

The Bachelorette team has expressed their loss and regret at the incident. Talking to media during the Tribeca Film Festival Bachelorette’s creator Mike Fleiss said Eric was a vibrant, young dude and that the team was devastated on hearing of his death. Fleiss who was attending the premiere of his documentary ‘The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir’ talked about Eric Hill. “He was such a young guy who lived life to fullest. We’re all in shock, this transcends everything.”

Hill who launched ‘The Global Odyssey’ in 2013 was set to visit the 195 UN-recognized countries within a short span of time with the aim to set a record. Eric fans have initiated a Facebook page called ‘LiveWithEric’ to honor him. His sister Karen Tracy posted on Facebook that all of his immediate family were at his side when he died. “Eric gave us such a gift of live fully shared and fully lived”, she said adding that while it’s hard to think of life without his bright presence she was sure he’s onto new adventures now.

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