WWE's CHYNA dies at 46years old

WWE's CHYNA dies at 46years old

WWE legend Chyna real name Joanie Laurer has died and officials are investigating as a possible overdose. 

Chyna was 46-years-old.

A statement was posted to Chyna's official Twitter account confirming the death ... saying, "It is with deep sadness to inform you today that we lost a true icon, a real life superhero."

"She will live forever in the memories of her millions of fans and all of us that loved her."


Laurer was discovered Wednesday evening according to ProWrestlingSheet.com.

Chyna was a game changer during her stint with the WWE -- famously teaming up with Triple H to become one of the original members of D-Generation X. She was also the first woman to enter the Royal Rumble.

Chyna went on to pose for Playboy before transitioning to reality TV. She appeared on "The Surreal Life" in 2005.

Later, Chyna got into porn ... releasing 6 films from 2004 to 2013.


She later went to Japan to teach English.

Tributes having been pouring out for the star on twitter


When you hop on Twitter and the first thing you see is #RIPChyna pic.twitter.com/2dylh1YMss

— The Wrymovie(@CorboyTrent) April 21, 2016

"Welcometo heaven, Mamacita."❤️🌹 #RIPChyna #RIPEddie pic.twitter.com/y6s0JNHWga

— Nicole. (@AFearlessForce) April 21, 2016

As a young WWF fan, Chynawas always my fav. Looked up to her as an absolute warrior woman. What a babe #RIPChyna pic.twitter.com/gffQBjN5yl

— Ally Sinyard(@allysinyard) April 21, 2016