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Chyna Just Couldn't Fend Off Her 'Demons'

Bleacher Report examines how the former wrestler lost her fight to addiction

(Newser) - A cover of Newsweek in 2000 featured two popular pro wrestlers of the era—Chyna and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson." Sixteen years later, Johnson has turned that fame into a big-time movie career. As for Chyna, the biggest female wrestler of all time died earlier this year of... More »

Chyna Died From Valium, Ambien OD: Manager

He says it wasn't a suicide attempt

(Newser) - With toxicology reports still months away, Chyna's manager says he knows what killed the former professional wrestler, the New York Daily News reports. Anthony Anzaldo, who found Chyna's body in her California home last Wednesday, says she was killed by an unintentional overdose of legally prescribed Ambien and... More »

Chyna's Brain to Be Screened for CTE

'We want to know what made Chyna tick,' says manager

(Newser) - Chyna's brain will be donated to science following her death last week , reports NBC4 Los Angeles . The former wrestler's manager says her brain will be screened for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain disease linked to repeated knocks to the head. Anthony Anzaldo tells the New York Daily News... More »

Chyna's Death Reported to Coroner as Possible OD

But cause of death could take weeks to determine

(Newser) - Chyna's sudden death at age 46 was reported to the Los Angeles County coroner's office as a possible overdose, a spokesperson for the department tells USA Today . No further details of the former WWE wrestler's cause of death were given, but an autopsy was being done this... More »

11 Sex Tapes You Should Skip

That's about as much of Danielle Staub's O-face as you want to see

(Newser) - Danielle Staub’s sex tape is out Monday, but the Daily Beast highly recommends you skip watching it. Ten more sex tapes none of us ever wanted to see:
  • Dustin Diamond: His too-gross-for-words sex tape, Screeched, is also—appropriately enough—known as Saved by the Smell. If you don’t
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