Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dead at 39
Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died Thursday.
She was 39.
According to TMZ Sports, Massaro was transported from her home in Suffolk County, N.Y. to a nearby hospital where she died Thursday morning.
The death has been classified as “non-criminal,” but officials did not reveal the cause of death, TMZ reported.
World Wrestling Entertainment confirmed Massaro’s passing in a tweet.
We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends. https://t.co/PqHSRbOGso
— WWE (@WWE) May 17, 2019
Massaro was the winner of the “2005 RAW Diva Search,” which came with a $250,000, 1-year contract.
She performed with WWE from 2005-2008.
In 2007, she appeared on “Survivor: China,” where she was voted off the show in the second episode.
She also appeared on the April 2007 cover of Playboy Magazine.
The pro wrestling nation took to Twitter to offer their condolences.
Her last tweet was about answering fanmail. Think that’s very telling of the person Ashley Massaro was. https://t.co/vBU8zHzRLm
— Scott Fishman (@smFISHMAN) May 16, 2019
This is just awful news – Ashley Massaro is gone. She was only 39. She lived in the same town as me…I loved seeing her around. She was always so nice…and now she’s gone. #RIPAshleyMassaro pic.twitter.com/wOUY4gsTQo
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) May 17, 2019
Stunned to hear of the untimely passing of #AshleyMassaro
The first time I met her, she went out of her way to say hello, and always had kind and encouraging words since.
We recently discussed working together. My heart breaks for her daughter. Rest in Love and Power, Ashley. pic.twitter.com/Pq4tk5Ywe6
— Kelly Klein (@RealKellyKlein) May 17, 2019
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