90 days boyfriend alum Jason Hitch died of COVID complications following a hospitalization that led him to be admitted to intensive care, In contact confirmation.
Jason, who appeared in the second season of TLC’s hit TV series with his then-girlfriend Cassia Tavares, was “surrounded by family as he died,” his sister Shannen Speagle tells In contact.
“Jason died last night from complications from COVID and possibly other factors,” he adds. “He will be missed by his family and many friends and fans of the show.”
A TLC representative did not immediately respond to In contactthe request for comment.
TMZ was the first to report the news of his death.
After their appearance on the show, which led to them walking down the aisle, Jason and Cassia haven’t exactly found their happy ending. In January 2017, Jason was arrested on battery charge, which was later withdrawn after an alleged dispute with Cassia.
Almost a year later, Jason filed for divorce for the first time in February 2018. However, the following month, their divorce was canceled and it seemed the couple had reconciled their differences.
Despite their return together six months later, Jason filed for divorce again for the second time, which was then finalized the following month.
While they broke up and after Jason had filed the second time, Jason and Cassia were still living together for a while.
“Things are friendly and civil,” Jason said Online radar in October 2018. “I received the documents on Saturday for our fourth anniversary. He lives with me, he is at home right now. He can stay here as long as he wants. “
Citing a “lack of communication” as the reason for the end of their marriage, Jason added that he hoped to “get married in the future”.
“I’m a late Hollywood guy,” he said he feels optimistic about finding someone special. “I’ll work on my body, I’ll keep reading, I’ll keep making money, I’ll find out!”
Jason had said earlier In contact in February 2019 he was “not exclusive to anyone right now” but had been on “some dates” at the time and was “focusing on my body, my brain and my wallet” in the wake of their separation.