Extreme Weight Loss star Brandi Mallory dead at 40. From what the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said, the reality star died on November 9 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The cause of death was not given.
Based on her Instagram, Brandi worked as a makeup artist. In 2014, she was a contestant on the ABC show and lost 151 pounds.
Brandi Mallory wearing a blue dress Brandi Mallory died on November 9 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She was on Season 4 of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss in 2014. She was 40 years old. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office reported that she had died. An obituaryon Legacy says that she will be buried in Georgia on November 20. The cause of death has not been made public.
Mallory, a makeup artist, first tried out for the show The Biggest Loser. She didn't get the part, but the directors suggested she try out for Extreme Weight Loss. Mallory said she weighed 329 pounds at the time. With Chris Powell's help, she went on to compete in a Half Ironman fitness challenge that included swimming, biking, and running.
In an interview with Kirby Carrollin 2018, she talked about how the death of a sorority sister woke her up and led her to Extreme Weight Loss.
It was devastating, and she wasn't as large as I was. She had a heart attack. I literally was waking up every day like… this may be my last day waking up, like, I don't know what's going to happen for me.- Brandi Mallory
She also said she had continued to "dance [her] pounds away." In the interview, Mallory also talked about how the death of a friend and sorority sister at age 29 made her want to live a better life.
When it’s playing on your mind that I might need to do something about my weight, because I’m afraid I might die too. then you might need to pay attention to something like that.- Brandi Mallory
Mallory was chosen for Extreme Weight Loss after failing to get on The Biggest Loser.
Every footstep since then has been God. I prayed over that application before I sent it off. I prayed every step of the way.- Brandi Mallory
Mallory said on the show that she weighed 329 pounds at her biggest. On the show, she took part in many challenges, such as a Half Ironman race, where she swam, biked, and ran for a total of 70.3 miles in less than eight hours.
Mallory's lastInstagrampost, which she made six days before she died, was about a Lucy Rose apple she bought at a farmers market. In it, she seemed happy and positive.
On November 12, Mallory's family and friends held a lantern vigil to remember her. According to her death notice, there will be a memorial event in Lithonia, Georgia on November 19, 2023. Kim Williams Maxile, a contestant on Season 5 of Extreme Weight Loss, wrote on Instagram that Mallory was an influence.
I’ll never forget while I was at boot camp for season 5 we watched your season and it inspired us to keep going. When my episode aired a year later you reached out and even though we never met in person (at that moment) you and I became sisters as only a small group of us know what life was like on the show and life after the show…You truly made an impact on this world with your zest and your passion for body positivity. I’m blessed to have gotten to experienced you in this world. Love you so much sis.- Kim Williams Maxile
Brandi Mallory died Thursday in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She was a dancer and makeup artist who appeared on the 2014 season of the ABC reality show Extreme Weight Loss. She was 40 years old. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the news, but they did not say what caused the death.
Mallory was on the fourth season of Extreme Weight Loss. Each week, the show showed a different person going through tough weight loss plans. Mallory lost 178 pounds while she was on the show. Before the show, her weight was 329 pounds.