Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro, winner of the company’s 2005 “Diva Search” has died, according to police officials. She was just 39.
Police officials told The Post that authorities rushed Massaro — a one-time Survivor contestant and Playboy covergirl — from her home to a nearby hospital after getting a “call for rescue” early Thursday morning at around 5:23 a.m.
The cause of Massaro’s death was not released, but cops said it was being classified as “non-criminal.” She had been tweeting regularly up until this week, with her last post going out Wednesday night.
According to The Blast, the sports figure died by taking her own life after suffering years of depression and multiple injuries due to “routine repetitive blows” while wrestling for the WWE.
She was discovered after she did not show up for work at the radio station where she was employed.
Massaro was rushed to the hospital by first responders, who attempted to revive her through CPR, but ultimately she passed away.
Massaro, who was set to turn 40 on May 26, was the first winner of the WWE Diva Search and competed at two WrestleManias — once for the women’s championship.
Just answered a ton of fanmail so you guys should be receiving them soon! Love ya punx??? pic.twitter.com/U1B1FJEoXK
— ? Ashley Massaro ? (@ashleymassaro11) May 15, 2019
Massaro,” the company said. “She performed in WWE from 2005-2008 and was beloved by her fellow Superstars and fans around the world. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends.”