"Top Model has lost a beautiful soul," Banks tweeted Wednesday. "We will all remember Jael and her fun-loving spirit and beautiful soul." Strauss' Cycle 8 competitor, winner Jaslene Gonzalez, also remembered Strauss: "Guys, I heard about #jaelstrauss passing today and I’m so sad about it," she tweeted Tuesday. "I wish I could of seen her once more. She was going through a whole lot. We don’t know for what reasons, but man was she one of the strongest I knew. My prayers are with her and her family."