Gia Allemand Tribute Aired During ‘The Bachelor’ Special

January 6, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Gia Allemand was featured in the latest “The Bachelor” special, which follows bachelor Juan Pablo as woman vie for his heart.

Allemand committed suicide last August; she was a contestant in “The Bachelor” season in 2010, which followed bachelor Jake Pavelka.

Chris Harrison, host of the television show, began the segment, which featured clips from a range of seasons of the show, with a tribute to Allemand.

“I just hope people remember my kind heart,” Allemand said in the clip, reported Us Weekly. “I have a kind heart for people. That’s what I hope people remember me for.”

She also said she hoped to have a family one day.

“I want two kids, and I want to adopt a baby girl from China,” she said.

Donna Micheletti, Allemand’s mother, also spoke in the video about the pain of seeing her daughter commit suicide.

“Gia took her own life, and it is heart-wrenching, and I wouldn’t want to see any other parent go through this,” Micheletti said. “There is plenty of help for everyone. I just miss her.”

“The Bachelor: Countdown to Juan Pablo,” premiere’s January 6 on ABC.

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