'America's Next Top Model' alum Jael Strauss dead at 34


She had been unconscious for a few days, the publication reported.

TMZ reports Jael's condition worsened on Monday and her family had stopped allowing visitors.

Her family are understandably mourning her death, telling TMZ, "The one blessing was that we were able to show her how loved she was before she passed". "Jael, being the selfless person that she is, has helped countless people throughout her life as an advocate for recovery and social justice", the page reads.

"With treatment, it may prolong my life longer than the "few months" doctors said I could make it", she added.

The model entered hospice on November 22. "First night in hospice". "So many things I never knew about life".

During the show, Jael's family revealed she had been battling with drug addiction for six years and was now a "full-blown meth addict" and close to death.

Fallece Josep Lluís Núñez, ex presidente del FC Barcelona
Acompañados de Ernesto Valverde y de la secretaría técnica del Barça, guardaron un minuto de silencio ante la imagen de Núñez . Bajo la presidencia de Josep Lluís Núñez el club dio un salto de calidad que le situó en el primer plano del deporte mundial.

Strauss revealed weeks later that she made a decision to stop chemotherapy, and went into hospice on Thanksgiving.

"America's Next Top Model" star Jael Strauss, pictured January 12, 2009 in NY, died after a battle with breast cancer.

Strauss created online campaigns to raise money to provide those in need of treatment with scholarships, and would also share her own story about her journey to sobriety to inspire other patients. "Not a drink, not a pill, not a joint, not a line, nothing".

"It's really fantastic", she told Too Fab at the time. "Whatever path and twists and turns I had to take to get here, I don't regret any of them". She regularly updated fans about her progress on Instagram and Facebook.

"Guys, I heard about #jaelstrauss passing today and I'm so sad about it", Jaslene Gonzalez, who won cycle eight of ANTM, tweeted. "We are never too broken to be put back together". Thank you to my partner Cody Bear for showing me what real love is like.

Most women with stage IV breast cancer are treated with hormone therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or some combination of thereof. The National Breast Cancer Foundation says stage IV symptoms depend on the degree to which the cancer has spread.