'Big Brother' star Cassandra Waldon dead at 56

'Big Brother' star Cassandra Waldon dead at 56

Cassandra Waldon, the first Big Brother contestant to enter the house on the USA version of the show in 2000, has reportedly died.

The former reality star worked for the United Nations in Rome, Italy and had sustained a head injury in a auto accident in the city two months ago and never regained consciousness, according to Deadline.

Eerily, Big Brother's 21st season concluded the same day Cassandra died - September 25 - with Nashville server Jackson Michie winning the $500K prize after 99 days. You're in my ideas and in my prayers. Cassandra finished 6th out of 10 houseguests.

In step with TMZ, Cassandra by no formula regained consciousness before her dying. May God Bless your soul.

She is the answer to the trivia question - who was first to walk into the "BB" house? She was reportedly living and working in Rome when the accident happened.

Waldon competed on the inaugural season of the CBS reality competition show in 2000.

Cassandra worked at the United Nations as its Director of Communications for the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Her funeral is ready to be held subsequent weekend in her residence state of Maryland. I've got to try this!

Radar sources said Chen's CBS Celebrity Big Brother crew rallied around her as she and her disgraced husband, former network CEO Les Moonves, 69, dealt with the aftermath of his sex scandal.

Our thoughts are with Cassandra's family and friends during this hard time.

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