MTV Reality Star Clay Adler Commits Suicide
Popular TV star Clay Adler committed suicide during shooting trip in the desert. He died from self inflicted gunshot wounds.
According to Police report, Adler who had battled mental health issue in the past opened fire on himself during a shooting exercise in the desert on Sunday 25th March, 2017.
He was said to be with friends on the day of the incident. Police revealed that Adler turned the gun on his head and pulled the trigger while they were about firing at targets.
He was rushed to the hospital where he died about 24 hours later.
At the age of 17 he shot to fame in 2007 as one of the cast members of MTV show Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, which was a spin off from the successful Laguna Beach.
His good looks and surfer body gained him instant fame, and he went on to become one of the leading characters during the 2007 and 2008 seasons.
After his Newport Harbor days Clay ventured into acting and had bit roles in The Fish Tank (TV movie) and Make It or Break It (TV series).
He used to audition for shows and movies with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence before she became a Hollywood star.
Clay was an avid surfer, and friends and family honored him with a paddle out in Newport Beach last weekend. Clay was 27.