'Real World' Star Ryan Knight Dead: Knight 'Choked On His Own Vomit' Says Friend

Real World star Ryan Knight has died. According to TMZ, Knight was found dead on Thanksgiving morning after a night of heavy drinking. A friend said that the 29-year-old reality star "choked on his own vomit." According to Deadline, Knight was on the 2010 season of The Real World New Orleans.

Many of Knight's reality television friends shared their heartfelt condolences on Twitter after finding out the news.

And, of course, a few very special messages from Knight's on/off girlfriend, Jemmye.The Real World and The Challenge won't be the same without Knight and, as you can see, so many will miss him. This was the second big blow to the MTV family. The Challenge star Diem Brown passed away less than two weeks ago after her third battle with cancer. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Brown had been dating Chris "CT" Tamburello, who was on The Real World Paris as well as The Challenge. He proposed to Diem just days before she passed away.

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