Tributes Pour in for Chyna on What Would Have Been the Wrestling Legend's 46th Birthday
Fans took to Twitter to celebrate Chyna's birthday on Tuesday
Tributes to the late WWE pro wrestler Joanie “Chyna” Laurer were shared on Twitter Tuesday on what would have been her 46th birthday.
Fans took to Twitter to celebrate the star’s birthday, including Sean Waltman, a professional wrestler.
Others commemorated her life and her kind spirit.
The iconic WWE wrestler was an original member of D-Generation X, partnering with other wrestling stars like Triple H and Sean Michaels. After her time in the ring, Laurer posed for Playboy and appeared on the reality series The Surreal Life, which documented her struggle with alcohol.
Fellow females praised her as a “revolutionary” trailblazer who “shattered glass ceilings, kicked down doors and broke gender barriers.”
Chyna had numerous prescription drugs in her system when she died in her Redondo Beach, California, apartment this past April, according to an autopsy report obtained by PEOPLE.
Chyna, who was 45, had ingested painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone, as well as Valium, nordiazepam (a muscle relaxant) and temazepam (a sleeping aide), according to the report from the Los Angeles County Coroner. She had mixed the drugs with alcohol.
According to the autopsy report, multiple bottles of prescription medication were found around Chyna’s apartment at the time. She was found with a “bloody purge and foam coming from her nose and mouth.”
The wrestler’s former manager, Anthony Anzaldo, previously told PEOPLE that Chyna was taking prescribed sleep medication and anti-anxiety pills when she died.
Anzaldo said that Chyna’s reliance on the drugs had became more apparent over the months leading up to her death as she struggled with emotional issues that arose from a documentary she was filming.
“She had been a little emotionally strained. She was really confronting some demons and she may have been taking a little bit more than normal,” he said. “Every couple of days she’d be a little bit off of her game, a little loopy, like maybe she had taken too much but she was still coherent.”
Despite her struggles, Anzaldo told PEOPLE in April that Chyna was “never happier than she was at the end.”