Former "America's Next Top Model" contestant Jael Strauss has died two months after revealing that she has struggled with Stage…
Former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Jael Strauss has died two months after revealing that she was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer, Fox News can confirm. She was 34 years old.
“I just want to share that Jael lived a whole life and loved everyone she met unconditionally,” said a close friend to Strauss on Fox News on Tuesday.
“She was a friend to all and helped Hundreds of people find freedom from pain of addiction,” continued Strauss’s friend. “She was a advocate for those who most needed support. Her love and care knew no limits and she was simply an of the most incredible people I have ever known.
“She strongly influenced everyone who crossed her way.”
According to TMZ, sources say Strauss died in a hospice Tuesday morning.
Per aspect, the aspiring model decided to end chemotherapy at the end of October, and in November Strauss shared on Facebook that she spent her first night at a hospice. [1
9659005] “So many things I never knew about life. Or death. So many things, “she wrote at that time.
On October 4, Strauss told fans about her cancer diagnosis in a heartbreaking social media post saying that it has become definitely” irrevocable. “
” I would write a few long things but some of you deserve to know, “she wrote on Facebook just a few days before the Brest Cancer Awareness Month.
” On October 2, I was diagnosed with breast cancer in stage IV. It has been aggressively spread throughout my body and is irreversible. “
She continued:” With treatment, it can extend my life beyond the few months the doctors said I could do. I do not want to die. I need another of these wonders that I came back 2013. “
Strauss, who appeared in Season 8 in the reality show, later confirmed that she had progressive metastatic inflammatory breast cancer.
A GoFundMe page was set up at Strauss for October 1969 with his medical expenses.
Fox News Morgan Evans con attributed this report.