A lady reported lacking by her mom was seen by 1000’s when she appeared on “The Bachelor.”
A fan of the fact sequence acknowledged Rebekah Helena Martinez, 22, when her headshot was included in a narrative about lacking folks in Humboldt County.
The North Coast Journal printed an article known as “The Humboldt 35,” in regards to the county’s excessive price of lacking individuals, together with photographs of individuals reported lacking within the county since 1977.
Martinez, a contestant on the present season of “The Bachelor,” was amongst them.
Amy Bonner O’Brien of Trinidad acknowledged Martinez within the article, which was shared on Fb.
“My sister at all times calls me Sherlock Holmes,” O’Brien advised SFGate. “I used to be simply scrolling via the 35 lacking folks and I acknowledged a few of them from information tales. After I received to her, I used to be like wait a minute, she seems so acquainted and I immediately considered ‘The Bachelor.’”
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Workplace contacted Martinez and eliminated her from the checklist she had appeared on since Nov. 18, when her mom reported her lacking.
Her season premiered on Jan. 1.
Martinez took the information in stride, retweeting the North Coast Journal’s story with the phrases, “MOM. What number of occasions do I’ve to let you know I don’t get cell service on the Bachelor??”
The sheriff’s workplace issued a press launch saying that “Humboldt County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies are sometimes required to make direct contact with the lacking particular person to substantiate standing and well-being, as geographical and different components permit. A deputy was not capable of make direct contact with Martinez and he or she was not faraway from the Lacking and Unidentified Individuals System.”
Martinez stands out because the present’s first contestant to have a pixie reduce, The New York Occasions reported.
She can also be the present’s youngest contestant.
O’Brien advised the Occasions that Martinez “has a distinguishable look in comparison with the opposite contestants.”
“If it was any of the opposite women, I wouldn’t have thought twice,” she stated. “However she has the brief hair.”