Died August 17, 2012.
Joey Kovar, the “Real World: Hollywood” cast member who went to rehab in this middle of the reality show’s cycle in 2008, was found dead at a friend’s home in the Chicago area. The 29-year-old bodybuilder and aspiring actor was found with blood coming from his nose and ears and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ, which first reported the news.
Kovar, who appeared on the third “Celebrity Rehab” season in 2010, discussed his feelings about cocaine in his exit interview with Dr. Drew Pinsky, in which he admitted he had dreams about doing the drug. Kovar was on the 20th cycle of “The Real World,” now in its 27th incarnation with “Real World: St. Thomas.” The show places a diverse group of people together in a communal living situation in various locations around the world.
The 29 year old most likely died from a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and Viagra.