Gia Allemand of 'The Bachelor' hospitalized in critical condition

Aug. 13, 2013 at 8:05 PM

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Gia Allemand, a Season 14 contestant on "The Bachelor," was in critical condition at a New Orleans hospital, ABC said Tuesday.

The network said Allemand, 29, was taken to University Hospital "following a serious emergency medical event" Monday night.

No other details about her ailment or the treatment she is receiving were immediately available.

"On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time," ABC said in a statement to People.com, adding only that her family was with her at the hospital.

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