“The Little Couple” fans have become close to Jen Arnold and Bill Klein as they reality stars share their lives with the viewers of TLC. For fans who want to know more about the family, the social media connection offers insight too. According to the Houston Chronicle on Friday, the fans want to watch the beautiful love story the family has to offer, but even the most perfect story has sadness.
On Sunday, Jen Arnold shared a moment of grief with her fans as she shared about her aunt. The star was frank in letting her fans know that she lost her best friend and loved on to a very serious mental health issue that effects a great number of families around the world.
“5 years ago today my best friend & aunt took her life. I love and miss you Chrissy!” tweeted Jen Arnold from her official Twitter account. Kind words of encouragement were offered by fans who had similar situations or knew of the pain of a suicide by a friend or family member. “Praying for everyone who has lost a loved one to suicide.”
While the idea of discussing social issues might be a put off for some reality stars, it’s quite amazing what an impact that Jen Arnold and her family has on America. In the past few weeks she has touch cancer and adoption making an impact and shaping opinions about these two very important topics in our society. Perhaps that’s why fans love this reality star so much. Rarely do people discuss what she is wearing, but they always seen to be chatting up how “The Little Couple” is changing the world.
As for her aunt Chrissy, viewers extend condolences to the family. Suicide is never the answer and people can always reach out to get help.
If you find yourself in a situation where you feel suicidal, pick up the phone and call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. There are plenty of good reasons to live.