Joanie Laurer, renowned as Chyna among wrestling fans has died on Wednesday, April 21, 2016. She was aged 45, and Redondo Beach Police confirmed the news of her death. The news of her death has spread a huge wave of disappointment among her fans and well-wishers all over the world.
Anthony Anzaldo, Chyna’s manager, told the press that the former wrestler was seen lying peacefully in her bed. The 45-year-old lady had a bright career in the male-dominated wrestling world. She was the first woman who competed in WWF Royal Rumble.
Police have now started an investigation to know the exact cause of her death.
Joanie Laurer had a difficult childhood, and this compelled her to follow fitness as an escape from the stressful life. Later, she became an adult film actress and finally found her feet right in the world of wrestling.
The dashing lady has also appeared in Reality shows which includes, VH1’s The Surreal Life and the first season of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew. Chyna is a two-time AVN Award winner.
Soon after her death, an image appeared in her Twitter handle stating that the world has lost a real hero and the ninth wonder. The quotes in the picture also read that memory of Chyna will remain young in the minds of her well wishers and fans forever.
The wrestling star’s last social media outing was three days back when she posted a photo wishing “Happy Sunday” to all of her fans.
Joanie Laurer was shot to limelight in the wrestling arena in 1997 where she was famously dubbed as “ninth wonder”. She won the WWF Intercontinental Championship twice and WWF Women’s Championship once.
Stephanie McMahon, through her official social media handle, expressed her condolences. As per Stephanie, Chyna was the pioneer in women wrestling, and she will be missed.