This is unimaginably tragic.
The team did release a statement on the matter, though (below):
Well, there she is!
Things have since settled down since Sharknado took over the internet, which means that Tara Reid's life has gotten a lot less interesting!
We hope there weren't any whale sharks aroundv, otherwise you'd have to explain to everyone how they came to be!
And why wouldn't she! Sharknado was a hit!!!
[Image via NGRE/AKM-GSI.]