Chris Pearson, ‘Ex on the Beach’ Star, Dead at 25

by Keeli Parkey

One of the first earliest members of the MTV competition reality television series, “Ex on the Beach” has died. That cast member is Chris Pearson.

According to TMZ on Monday, Oct. 11, Pearson was only 25 years old at the time of his shocking death. The cause of his death was reportedly a stabbing. The alleged incident took place during the previous weekend. Both law enforcement personnel and friends of Pearson shared details about the incident.

According to reports, it was around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, that Chris Pearson had an altercation with another individual in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. It was during this altercation that he was allegedly stabbed.

Pearson was taken to a nearby hospital following the incident. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries there. His time of death was at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.

As to the investigation into who stabbed the former “Ex on the Beach” cast member, police officers are working to solve the case. In fact, the officers reportedly have received information that has given them leads in the case. Also, the stabbing has been described by some as “a solvable case.”

Chris Pearson was working as a professional DJ at the time of his death. His appearance on “Ex on the Beach” took place during the first season of the MTV series. The show brought people who had appeared in other reality television series together. Interestingly, however, Pearson had not appeared on television before he joined the cast.

Chris Pearson Show Emotions During Appearance in MTV Series

Pearson’s run on “Ex on the Beach” lasted for 11 episodes. During that time, he brought a lot of entertaining drama to the MTV series. Some of that drama involved not one – but two – of his exes appearing on the show. They were brought there to confront him for his actions. As fans of the show are aware, that is what reality series did – it brought former couples together and documented what happened when they reunited.

During his appearance in the MTV series, as Pearson faced off with those two exes, he became emotional. He showed vulnerability and was even brought to tears over the feelings of one of his former girlfriends.

One of Chris Pearson’s “Ex on the Beach” co-stars has commented on social media about the 25-year-old’s death. This co-star is Tayor Selfridge of “Teen Mom” fame. She went to a photo Pearson shared on social media on Sept. 7 and added a comment. That comment included sad face emojis and prayer hands emojis. Selfridge also added the words, “This is heartbreaking,” on Monday, Oct. 11.

A GoFundMe account in memory of Pearson has been established by his friends. The funds are reportedly being raised to help his family in Colorado. “We ask that you please donate or share this to help His mother and the family out with funeral expenses.No donation is too small, every cent counts. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts,” part of the information available on the page said.