Former WWE superstar Sara Lee passed away at the age of 30. Lee was a part of WWE between 2015 and 2016 and was the winner of the promotion’s mega event ‘Tough Enough’ seven years ago. Lee’s mother announced her tragic death with a heartfelt social media post. “It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that our daughter Sarah Weston is with Jesus. We are all in shock and the agreements are not complete. We respectfully ask that you allow our family to grieve,” she wrote.
WWE also confirmed the news Friday with a tribute to the former champion and expressed their “heartfelt condolences” to Lee’s family, friends and fans.
“WWE is saddened to learn of Sara Lee’s passing. A former ‘Tough Enough’ winner, Lee has been an inspiration to many in the sports entertainment world. WWE extends its sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans,” the tweet read.
WWE is saddened to learn of Sara Lee’s passing. A former winner of “Tough Enough”, Lee has been an inspiration to many in the sports entertainment world. WWE offers its sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/jtjjnG52n7
— WWE (@WWE) October 7, 2022
Lee was married to fellow WWE superstar Westin Blake. The couple had three children together. In light of the famous wrestler’s passing, tributes have been pouring in from fellow wrestlers such as Chelsea Green.
A heartbroken Green shared a few photos of herself with Sara Lee. “No tweet or number of words can bring this lovely human being back but my whole heart goes out to Blake and the family,” Green wrote in the caption.
I’ve had 3 of them. You better vote for 1 of them… https://t.co/KCcbogn5hW
— CHELSEA GREEN (@ImChelseaGreen) October 6, 2022
Former WWE star Saraya also expressed her grief over the loss of her dear friend. She labeled it a terrible tragedy. Saraya added that she had the pleasure of knowing and working with Lee who was a very nice person.
This is heartbreakingly tragic. Sending love to her family. Very sweet person with whom I have had the pleasure to get to know and work with. ? RIP Sara Lee pic.twitter.com/bGZ9FZNnXj
— SARAYA (@Saraya) October 6, 2022
Bull James, Louis Dangoor and Athena were among the other wrestling superstars who mourned the wrestler’s sudden death. They expressed their grief and condolences to Lee’s family.
In January 2016, Sara Lee made her NXT debut with a heel promo at a live show. She went on to showcase her wrestling style by competing against a number of high profile wrestlers, including Liv Morgan and Mandy Rose.
Sara Lee was fired from her contract after nine months. Despite her brief stint on the professional wrestling scene, Lee won hearts with her feisty performances and amiable appearance.
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