‘America’s Next Top Model’ Contestant Dead At 34

Angelo Anderson
December 7, 2018

America's Next Top Model star Jael Strauss has died at the age of 34 after losing her battle to breast cancer.

In return for her kindness, pals at the recovery center organized the "F-k Cancer-Love Like Jael" fundraiser, where people who donated $20-$50 could receive free "F-k Cancer" or "Jael Love" tattoos, which about 20 people received. "It has aggressively spread throughout my body and is incurable", she wrote.

Strauss said that treatment of her cancer could prolong her life for a few months. I've been in contact with her sister as well as her since she's been incarcerated.

After her time on the show, she battled an addiction to crystal meth which left her homeless, during which time she appeared on the Dr Phil show, which she later said she felt "exploited" by.

According to reports, Strauss had been unconscious in the days leading up to her death and her family were no longer allowing visitors.

She had begun chemotherapy after her diagnosis but decided by Halloween to stop the treatments and entered hospice care by Thanksgiving.

"First night in hospice", she wrote on Facebook. I wish I could of seen her once more. Her death comes two months after she revealed that she'd been diagnosed with "incurable" stage 4 breast cancer.


She competed on Season 8 of America's Next Top Model in 2007 and placed sixth in the competition.

When was Jael diagnosed with cancer?

She continued to use social media to update fans, sharing images from her journey on Instagram.

"It's really unbelievable", she told Too Fab at the time. We don't know for what reasons, but man was she one of the strongest I knew.

Adding: 'We are never too broken to be put back together. I feel better, but nowhere near how it used to be.

"Today I have [been] five years sober". "I'd be dead if it weren't for all the love and forgiveness I've been showered with by my friends and my family".

Depending on whether cancer cells have spread to nearby lymph nodes only or to other tissues also, IBC is either stage 3 or 4 disease at diagnosis. Thank you to my partner Cody Bear for showing me what real love is like. Because of this gift, I have no friends, only family.

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