Bachelorette Contestant Shot Himself: Friend Julien Hug's body found in remote area of national forest By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Nov 5, 2010 2:41 AM CDT Updated Nov 5, 2010 9:40 AM CDT 5 comments Comments Julien Hug, a former contestant on the ABC series "The Bachelorette," is shown at a Habitat for Humanity event in Pacoima, Calif., earlier this year. (AP Photo/Tammie Arroyo, file) (Newser) – The body of former Bachelorette contestant Julien Hug has been found in a remote area of California's San Bernardino National Forest. Police say they don't suspect foul play, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. No cause of death has been officially reported, but a friend tells Radar that Hug, who had been battling "personal demons," drove himself into the desert and shot himself in the head. The 35-year-old Hug, who competed on the ABC reality show last year, was reported missing early this week after he failed to show up as expected at a restaurant owned by his family in Palm Desert. An aerial search was conducted after his Jeep was found on a park access road.