found dead on April 20 at her home in the Los Angeles area. She was 45. No cause of death has been released at this point, just a message from her official Facebook page confirming her passing:
The iconic wrestler had victories against both men and women, breaking barriers in the field, before leaving the WWF in 2001. In addition to wrestling, Chyna modeled for Playboy; starred in porn films; had acting roles on shows like "3rd Rock From the Sun" and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"; and appeared on reality TV in "Fear Factor," "The Surreal Life," and "Celebrity Rehab."
#RIPChyna trended Thursday morning in honor of her death, with fans sharing their memories and condolences:
Someone who wasn't afraid to blaze her own trail & create a path for those who would follow. A pioneer whose star shined bright. #RIPChyna
— Triple H (@TripleH) April 21, 2016
I can't believe one of my favorite wrestlers has passed away. She was my inspiration when I was little. This is heartbreaking #RIPChyna
— Ashleigh (@heyimashleigh) April 21, 2016
— kany(as)é (@yagirlyas) April 21, 2016
— Emz (@Emazing_Emz) April 21, 2016
— RAINMAKER (@rainmakerposu) April 21, 2016
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) April 21, 2016
— Charlie Stabile (@CM_Stabs) April 21, 2016
— samantha blustein (@sammieblu18) April 21, 2016
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