Stephanie McMahon, Jim Ross, James Storm, The Young Bucks, Rob Van Dam, Terri Runnels, Shane Helms, Celebrities And Many More React To The Passing Of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer Pat Metalhead | April 21, 2016 | News | No Comments Following the news of the death of former WWE star Chyna, many pro wrestling and entertainment personalities took to twitter to express their feelings. Here are some of those reactions: I just heard the tragic news that @ChynaJoanLaurer has passed. She was truly a pioneer in our industry, and she will be missed. #RIPChyna — Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 21, 2016 A life can not be summed up in 140 characters. Chyna broke barriers and made people look at women in wrestling a whole new way.#RIPChyna — David Lagana (@Lagana) April 21, 2016 First woman to enter Royal Rumble, King of the Ring and win #ICTitle. Will never be another Chyna. #RIPChyna #WWE pic.twitter.com/jxH9h7FbMf — Scott Fishman (@smFISHMAN) April 21, 2016 Sad to report the passing of Joanie "Chyna" Laurer, one of the most recognizable stars during the WWF Attitude Era, at the age of 45. — Wrestling Observer (@WONF4W) April 21, 2016 Pro Wrestling Insider – FORMER WWE STAR CHYNA PASSES AWAY. Shocked to hear this. We were in contact recently. RIP https://t.co/ILtGiQNrt0 — Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) April 21, 2016 Chyna broke barriers in wrestling that I never knew could be broken. #RIP — Leva Bates (@wrestlingleva) April 21, 2016 The epitome of the word pioneer. Godspeed my fellow Kowalski alum Chyna. You reinvented what a female wrestler is. May you be at peace. — Frankie Kazarian (@FrankieKazarian) April 21, 2016 Someone who didn't get enough credit for what she did for women in wrestling. Sadly she will get that recognition now. RIP Chyna. — The Young Bucks (@NickJacksonYB) April 21, 2016 So sad to hear about @ChynaJoanLaurer. Tragic for this to happen to a person with that kind of potential. RIP Chyna pic.twitter.com/monj5V9lTK — Sam Roberts (@notsam) April 21, 2016 Thoughts and prayers go out to Chyna's family. She was always cool with me. #Rip9thWonder — James Storm (@JamesStormBrand) April 21, 2016 She broke barriers and changed women's wrestling forever. Who knows where most of us would be without her #ripchyna — Traci Brooks (@TheTraciBrooks) April 21, 2016 RIP Chyna aka Joannie Lauer. Condolences to her family and friends. — Dirty Dutch Mantell (@dirtydutchman1) April 21, 2016 All I can say is that Chyna was always incredibly kind to me. I never forgot that. Life can be rough even to the strongest amongst us. — Gregory Shane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) April 21, 2016 Very sad to hear that Joanie "Chyna" Laurer has passed away. Gone way too young. Thoughts are with her family and friends. #RIPChyna — Bob Ryder (@brydertna) April 21, 2016 An integral part of the DX and the Attitude Era.RIP Chyna… https://t.co/drCcjQUjMw — jim varsallone (@jimmyv3) April 21, 2016 Tell people what you should while you can…You NEVER KNOW if you will have the chance again! 🙁 — Terri Runnels (@theterrirunnels) April 21, 2016 Chyna. Rest in peace. — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) April 21, 2016 RIP Joannie "Chyna" Laurer. #WWE — Mauro Ranallo (@mauroranallo) April 21, 2016 R.I.P. CHYNA pic.twitter.com/FJ6PuW2zsr — Rob Van Dam (@TherealRVD) April 21, 2016 Tags: Chyna, Joanie Laurer, Stephanie McMahon About The Author Pat Metalhead I've been following wrestling for almost 30 years now, and the metal scene for even longer. And let's just say that all that head-banging has left me with some weird ideas that i will share with you from time to time. Aren't you glad?