Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Triple H, Shane McMahon, The Rock And Others Pay Tribute To Shad Gaspard

Triple H, Shane McMahon, The Rock And Others Pay Tribute To Shad Gaspard
Several pro wrestling stars are remembering former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard who passed away after going missing during a swimming accident.

Triple H tweeted to remember Gaspard today and wrote, "I join fans around the world as we remember Shad Gaspard as a beloved performer and a caring father. In absolutely tragic circumstances, please keep his loved ones in your thoughts."

WWE's Director of Talent Development and Head of Global Recruiting William Regal also praised Gaspard in a tweet today.

"My deepest condolences to the family of Shad Gaspard. Always when I was around him a lovely, smiling man and his showing of the ultimate gesture to being a real man and father when it matters mean more than any words I could write," Regal wrote.

Shane McMahon was one of many to call Shad a hero and a great man.

"Saddened to hear the news of the passing of the "The Beast" Shad Gaspard. A hero even to the end, my thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. A great man in this world, you will be sorely missed. Rest In Peace, my friend," Shane tweeted.

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley was among those who sent support to Shad's wife and son today. He wrote, "RIP Shad Gaspard. My heart goes out to Shad's wife and child. My prayers that his memory will soothe their sadness over time. #RIPShadGaspard @Shadbeast"

The Rock wrote last night, "My prayers and hope for Shad Gaspard's wife, son and family during this unthinkable time. Man, this is a tough one. A really tough one. Great guy."

Below are more reactions to Shad's passing from WWE Hall of Famers Jerry Lawler and Mark Henry, David Otunga, Lilian Garcia, Tommy Dreamer, Karl Anderson, Lance Storm and several others: