Details of the death of Berardi, who starred in season 12 of Bad Girls Club, have not been revealed but her passing was confirmed by bosses of the Oxygen network, which produces the show.

A spokesperson for the network wrote in a statement, "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Linsey 'Jade' Berardi, who appeared in Bad Girls Club Season 12. Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts go out to her family, friends and fans."

Berardi was known as the 'Brooklyn Brat' in the series but left after two episodes.