Clint Arlis, an engineer and former high school wrestler, who become known for appearing on season 11 of The Bachelorette, has died. According to his sister, Taylor Lulek, Arlis passed away on the morning of Tuesday, Jan 11 at the age of 34.


News of his death was first shared by Scott Bayer, who was Arlis’ high school wrestling coach, in an emotional thread that highlighted some of his strongest achievements in the sport. Bayer called Arlis one of their “All-Time Greats,” and that his “legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless worker, a caring influence to younger Batavia wrestlers, a devoted friend and loving son and brother will resonate far beyond his days in our presence.”

When Arlis appeared on The Bachelorette, he was considered one of the season’s villains along with JJ Lane and was eliminated in the third week of the show. He later apologized for his behavior during a reunion for the show, and season 11 bachelorette Bristowe shared that “from this time till today I have heard nothing but incredible things about,” Arlis on a memoria Instagram story video in the wake of this death.

His cause of death has not been confirmed by the family, who have requested privacy at this time. Clint Arlis is survived by his father Tom Arlis, brother Logan Arlis, and sister Taylor.

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