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MTV’s ‘Buckwild’ star Shain
Gandee, 21,found dead
after being reported missing

Washington Post, by Lisa de Moraes

Original Article

Posted By:FlyRight, 4/1/2013 2:33:01 PM

MTV’s “Buckwild” has its first cast death. Shain Gandee was among three men found dead in a vehicle Monday in the Sissonville area of West Virginia — about 31 hours after he and his uncle, David, had been reported missing. David, 48, and Shain, 21, told people they were going four-wheeling in Shain’s 1984 Ford Bronco, at about 3 a.m. Sunday at Larry’s Bar in Sissonville, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday morning. The third man found dead in the vehicle who has not yet been identified, according to press reports.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 4/1/2013 2:49:20 PM     (No. 9254009)

Nothing good happens after 3 o´clock in the morning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 4/1/2013 2:49:29 PM     (No. 9254010)

“We are shocked and saddened by the terrible news about Shain Gandee, and those involved in this tragic incident,” an MTV rep said in a statement.

Oh, sure you are. Create and exploit colorful characters, make them famous, sell it as entertainment as they very out of control performing for the cameras.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribicon, 4/1/2013 2:50:04 PM     (No. 9254013)

"very" = "veer"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: artman1746, 4/1/2013 3:37:14 PM     (No. 9254060)

Live fast---die young.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bob913, 4/1/2013 4:09:57 PM     (No. 9254105)

Several of these reality stars have been killed in accidents or died from illness or suicide.
What the producers of these shows do is ramp up the troubles of the people they purposely search out and film it hoping something happens. They are never sorry but happy they filmed it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rubberneck, 4/1/2013 4:37:30 PM     (No. 9254137)

I´ve never watched the show and wouldn´t know the decedent from Adam, but I bet his last words were, "Hold my beer and watch this!"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 4/1/2013 5:03:37 PM     (No. 9254176)

It may have been an honest stupid accident. I am thinking carbon monoxide poisoning. It happens more often than you think.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zzzghy, 4/1/2013 8:41:23 PM     (No. 9254512)

I´ve seen the show. To the rest of you who have as well, raise your hand if you saw this coming -- or another similar event.

#9 is correct; they were all likely wasted--30am after drinking all night -- and the reports I´ve seen simply indicate that they were "found dead." Until we know more, I´m thinking they drove into the hillbilly jungle, pulled over and went to sleep with a faulty exhaust system. Adios.

Too bad, but that´s life. The ironic bit in all of this is that MTV´s other wildly popular show, "Ridiculousness," celebrates and jokes about stupid people and their moronic antics.

It´s a funny show. I watch it all the time. So does my 91 year-old mom.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KingBubo, 4/1/2013 9:02:55 PM     (No. 9254542)

He died before he even got a shot on Celebrity Rehab!

#8, are you complaining about the unfair portayal of Caucasians on the television? lol...poor guy

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 4/2/2013 3:43:54 PM     (No. 9255996)

Turns out it was CO poisoning. The truck sank into the mud below the tailpipe and they sat in the truck with the engine running.
One TV exec. said his death will most likely be a ´plot point´ in next season´s show.


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