Former WWE Tough Enough winner Sara Lee (Sara Ann Weston) sadly passed way at the age of 30.
Lee’s mother announced the passing on Facebook this afternoon, writing,
“It is with heavy hearts we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus. We are all in shock and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn. We all need prayers especially Cory and her children.”
Although the cause of death is yet to be known, Lee’s last Instagram post was about her getting a sinus infection.
Lee is survived by her husband Cory James Weston (who performed on WWE under the name Wesley Blake) and their daughter Piper, 5, and two sons Brady, 3, and Case Oliver, 14 months.
Sarah Lee appeared in the comeback season of the WWE reality competition series in 2015, earning a one-year contract with the company. She was released from her contract in 2016.
Lee rose to fame on the sixth and final season of Tough Enough, a reality television show where aspiring men and women wrestlers compete for a one-year, $250,000 WWE contract. Lee was one of two winners that season, earning her an opportunity to wrestle for the network from September 2015 to September 2016.
Condolences pour in for Sara Lee
The official Twitter handle of WWE Tweeted, “Tough Enough” winner, Lee served as an inspiration to many in the sports-entertainment world. WWE offers its heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and fans.”
Former WWE superstar and current AEW superstar, SARAYA (Formerly Paige) also tweeted sending her love to her former co-worker.
“This is heartbreakingly tragic. Sending love to her family. Very sweet human who I got the pleasure to know and work with. 💔 RIP Sara Lee”
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