Former WWE star Ashley Massaro dies aged 39

The wrestler and model competed in WWE between 2005 and 2008.


Former WWE star Ashley Massaro passed away at the age of 39 after being taken to hospital from her home in Long Island.

According to the Suffolk County Police died of “non-criminal causes”. Real cause of death is not known yet.

She passed away just ten days before her 40th birthday and has an 18-year-old daughter.

Ashley joined the WWE in 2005 after winning its Raw Diva Search, that managed earned her a $250,000 (£195,000) one-year contract.

Two years later she went on to compete in the most high-profile match of her career, against Melina at Wrestlemania 23 for the WWE Women’s Championship. She fought at Wrestlemania again the following year.

During her career, she also appeared on the Playboy magazine cover and also took part in the reality TV series Survivor.

WWE in a statement said that it’s “saddened to learn of the tragic death of former Superstar Ashley Massaro” and offered condolences to her family.

As soon as her death news went public, wrestlers and friends are paying tribute to Ashley on social media by sharing her memories and her time in WWE.

the authorSaman Siddiqui

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