Diem Brown Tribute: The MTV Special “She Became Part of Our Family”

2:20 PM EST 12/10/2014 by Kara Michelle, Celebeat Reporter

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Three weeks after the reality star Diem Brown passed away at the of age 32, MTV pays tribute to their "Fighter", "Lover", and "Life of the Party" Diem with a heartfelt TV special, We <3 Diem.

We <3 Diem aired on Dec. 9 and was filled with heart-aching messages from Diem's co-stars including, Paula Meronek, Wes Bergmann, Cara Maria Sorbello, and Johnny "Bananas" Devenanzio.

At the beginning of the special, a title card read "Diem Brown was much more than just a cast member to us here at MTV. With her indomitable spirit, not to mention her dazzling smile, she became part of our family."

In that family, included were the loyal fans of The Challenge. They remember Brown, taking off her wig where Sorbello had said, "That moment is like, the most powerful moment to me in challenge history," according to US weekly.

The special recap also features clips of Brown from the previous seasons of The Challenge. It shows the special sides of her that fans and co-stars will not be able to forget, most especially when Brown first fell in-love with her on and off boyfriend C.T. Tamburello.

Fans would remember Brown's romance with Tamburello playing out quite turbulent on the multiple seasons of The Challenge. But indeed, no one could deny that captivating bond of theirs.

But it wasn't only Tamburello who was captivated of Brown's charms, but almost all the people around her. They were able to come up with a special name for Brown as "Diem in the PM", a playful reference to her party-girl persona.

"I can honestly say that Diem, is the strongest person I've ever met." says Devenanzio.

At the end of the special recap were the heartbreaking messages of each of the co-stars remembering, the strong and beautiful, Diem Brown.

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