She was only 23 years old
Drug-related deaths are on the rise in America as prescription pill addicts (fueled by a money-hungry industry) turn to harder and harder street drugs just to stave off painful withdrawal symptoms. Valerie Fairman, a troubled former reality star, spent years of her young life trying to chase a high, and it seems to have led to her untimely death at the age of 23. Here is the story of one young woman’s lonely, painful demise.
Valerie Fairman, a former star on MTV’s ’16 & Pregnant,’ has tragically passed away at the age of 23. She leaves behind her 7-year-old daughter, Nevaeh.