Chyna (a/k/a Joanie Laurer) died at age 45, according to her official Twitter and Facebook accounts. The cause of death is unknown at this time.
The statement on Chyna’s Facebook page reads as follows: “It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero. Joanie Laurer aka Chyna, the 9th wonder of the world has passed away. She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her.”
Powell’s POV: The former WWE star led a troubled life. I always hoped that she would turn her life around. My condolences to her fans, friends, and family.
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