MTV’s Jemmye Carroll Speaks Out On Ex-Boyfriend Ryan Knight’s Death

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2014 was a rough year for MTV‘s The Real World and The Challenge families.

In addition to losing the gorgeous Diem Brown in November, The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II cast also lost Ryan Knight the same month.

[ Related: Real World‘s Ryan Autopsy Results Are In – Cause Of Death Still A Mystery ]

Sadly, Ryan passed away from an unknown cause after a hard night of partying — and now his ex-girlfriend Jemmye Carroll is speaking out on his untimely death.

The pair first started dating while filming The Real World: New Orleans in 2010 and broke-up in 2011. Despite the split, the two remained close friends and co-stars until his passing.

Jemmye explained:

“The last time I saw him was when we flew back together from Battle of the Exes. He passed away on a Thursday, Thanksgiving, and I talked to him on a Monday or Tuesday. We still talked a lot.”

How sad. At least Carroll got to speak to Ryan one last time.

The reality star added:

“We’ve done these shows together, and we were constantly connected through our Challenge family and Real World family. Every show, he was there. I could never escape him. I don’t think it would ever feel right being there without him.”

After Knight’s final episode aired, Jemmye tweeted:

We just hope 2015 is a better year for the MTV family.

Stay strong, Jemmye.

[Image via MTV.]

Jan 28, 2015 1:10pm PDT

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