According to Us Weekly, The Bachelorette alum Tyler Cameron’s mother died on March 1 following a hospitalization on February 27.
Cameron first revealed this family crisis just hours prior to her death as he revealed he would be canceling his appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America in order to be with his family.
The model first came to prominence as a contestant on ABC’s The Bachelorette after placing in the final two of Hannah Brown’s season. He parlayed his appearance into modeling and hosting career.
He posted the announcement on Twitter.
Have to cancel GMA group run tomorrow. Family emergency. Please pray for my mom and my family.
— Tyler Cameron (@TylerJCameron3) February 27, 2020
As seen on The Bachelorette, Cameron and his mother were “very close.”
A source told Us Weekly that the model was “devastated” after learning the news of his mother’s condition. The 27-year-old Florida native has shown love to his mother over the years with photos and messages dedicated to her on his social media feeds, including plenty of photos featuring him with on his Instagram.
In just October of last year, he had posted a photo of him and his mother, writing a caption dedicated to her.
Before her passing, Cameron’s brothers, Ryan and Austin, had posted on social media about their mother’s hospitalization. They were asking for prayers and hoping for recovery amid her unknown condition.
“God gives his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers,” Ryan wrote via Instagram Stories on Friday night. He shared a video of himself with their mom on a boat, celebrating her birthday, with the quote “Pray for my momma.”
Austin commented on his brother’s Instagram post, replying “Pray for my momma y’all.”
Upon hearing the news, many from Bachelor Nation took to his comments section to express their condolences and sympathies over his mother’s passing.
“I am so so sorry Tyler!” one fan wrote. “There are no words. We all love you! Prayers going up at this time.”
“Nothing can describe this pain and you’re way to (sic) young to feel it. I am so Sorry Tyler!” added another.
“So sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. Heartbreaking,” added another.
The outpouring of emotion for the Bachelorette alum shows the strong connection the fans have with the contestants.
The day before canceling his appearance, Good Morning America had promoted Cameron’s participation in a segment about National Workout Buddy Day.
The morning show tweeted, “Tyler Cameron is helping us celebrate #NationalWorkoutBuddyDay on Friday 2/28 with a group run! Join us at Tavern on the Green in NYC at 7:15 AM to run along with us!”
Cameron’s appearance drew on another family crisis – his father’s mysterious life-threatening illness.
The former Bachelorette contestant and fitness advocate had tweeted about his appearance pon the show as well.
— Tyler Cameron (@TylerJCameron3) February 25, 2020