ByKarly Rayner, writer at
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Karly Rayner

After the tragic news that WWF icon Chyna (real name Joanie Laurer) was found dead in her LA home, there has been an outpouring of grief from the wrestling world on social media.

The wrestling pioneer had many loyal friends from her time in the ring and after her own page broke the news of her death with the post below, messages of support and tributes to the star have come pouring in.

Below is a roundup of some of the heartfelt tributes to Chyna that have appeared on Twitter.

Summer Rae

Summer Rae payed her respects to Chyna's role in raising the profile of women's wrestling.

Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels remembers an amazing teammate.


WWE champion Charlotte also recognized Chyna's huge impact on the sport for women.


Former NXT champion Bayley remembers a childhood inspiration.

John Layfield

The longest reigning WWE Champ in Smackdown history pays homage where it is due.

Lilly Singh

The YouTube personality commemorates her fave female.

Diamond Dallas Page

Diamond Dallas remembers the family's pain during this difficult time.

Kevin Nash

NWO superstar Kevin Nash feels the burden of not seeing how sad Chyna had been.


A simple message of love.

Verne Troyer

Who knew that these two knew each other!

Matt Morgan

Matt Morgan seems totally shell shocked.

Brooke Hogan

Hulk Hogan's daughter weighs in.


Melina remembers Chyna's cello playing past.

Leave your words of respect for Chyna below.


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