As the sad news of former WWE great Chyna‘s shocking death at the age of 46 spreads, a host of WWE and other celebs have jumped online to pay tribute to her.
As Us Weekly reported previously, the wrestler was found dead at her Redondo Beach, California, home on Wednesday, April 20.
Her death was confirmed via her Twitter page with the message: “It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.”
#RipChyna ??? all of us on team Chyna love you and will love you forever babe.
— Chyna (@ChynaJoanLaurer) April 21, 2016
“RIP 9th Wonder of the World,” Jerry O’Connell wrote via Twitter on Thursday, April 21, as he shared a photograph of the muscular athlete. “Here’s hoping WWE inducts you into the HOF.”
RIP 9th Wonder of the World. Here’s hoping WWE inducts you into the HOF. pic.twitter.com/PoqssR7I0M
— Jerry O’Connell (@MrJerryOC) April 21, 2016
Martial arts fighter Bubba Jenkins shared a heartfelt reaction to the wrestler and actress’s passing, also remarking on the fact that 2016 has already seen far too many high profile deaths.
Damn RIP CHYNA, one of my childhood heros, sad to see so many deaths in 2016, RIP ANTHONY, RIP G. SCOTT, RIP COACH BRIDGER, RIP DJ KENDALL
— Bubba Jenkins (@BubbaJenkinsMMA) April 21, 2016
“Damn RIP CHYNA, one of my childhood heroes,” Jenkins tweeted. “Sad to see so many deaths in 2016, RIP ANTHONY, RIP G. SCOTT, RIP COACH BRIDGER, RIP DJ KENDALL.”
Take a look at some of Chyna’s other emotional tributes in the messages below from stars including Hulk Hogan, Holly Robinson Peete, Alyssa Milano, Dennis Haskins, Crystal Hefner and a host of WWE greats:
Devastated over Chyna passing,she dated Brutus years before wrestling,such a beautiful soul and so kind to my children,rip Joanie love u. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 21, 2016
So sad to hear that @ChynaJoanLaurer passed away. She was a really sweet lady. ??? pic.twitter.com/A86slAj0nd
— Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete) April 21, 2016
Chyna. Rest in peace.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) April 21, 2016
I’m sure Eddie is welcoming u into God’s Kingdom #RIPChyna #RIPEddie RT @maxthephotog: @mexwarrior @ChynaJoanLaurer pic.twitter.com/H5TN0C2zyD
— Chavo Guerrero jr. (@mexwarrior) April 21, 2016
Joanie, I’m so sorry. I will always treasure our friendship and will never forget your kindness to my children. RIP https://t.co/pVV0KjbkFt
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) April 21, 2016
I just heard the tragic news that @ChynaJoanLaurer has passed. She was truly a pioneer in our industry, and she will be missed. #RIPChyna
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 21, 2016
RIP chyna great memories good times you will always be a great part of my life during a great time of my life you will be missed
— KEN SHAMROCK (@ShamrockKen) April 21, 2016
Ouch…. Heavy heart tonight! #ripchyna. I literally got a pain in my tummy for this one. A true women’s wrestling idol! #godbless
— Jillian Hall (@Jillianhall1) April 21, 2016
Shattered glass ceilings, kicked down doors, broke gender barriers, she was an anomaly & untouchable. Rest now-ur legacy lives on #RIPChyna
— Trish Stratus (@trishstratuscom) April 21, 2016
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