MTV to Cover the Costs of ‘Buckwild’ Star Shain Gandee’s Funeral

Shain Gandee

In the midst of all the heartache and pain surrounding the untimely death of Buckwild star Shain Gandee, MTV has stepped up to lend a helping hand to Gandee’s grieving family. MTV confirms to exclusively that they will be covering the costs of Gandee’s funeral.

“Between MTV and the production companies for Buckwild, the costs will be covered,” a rep for MTV tells

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On Monday, MTV fans went into mourning as they learned of Gandee’s sudden and tragic death. Gandee was first reported missing on Saturday after he was believed to have gone mudding (an off-road motorsport). His body was discovered on Monday in his Bronco, along with the bodies of two of his relatives. The thee men are believed to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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News Editor Lindsey DiMattina started her career writing for a series of interior design magazines in South Florida, but moved to NYC on a whim. She dabbled in fashion PR, then took a job doing celebrity reporting. For three years, she broke news about Kim Kardashian, Mariah Carey, Snooki, Bachelor/Bachelorette winners, Teen Moms, and many more. In her spare time, you can find her rocking out to Sugarland or Lil Jon and walking her dog Bene Hendrix (named after the Jimi Hendrix). She never misses an episode of “The Borgias,” “Boardwalk Empire,” or “Game of Thrones."