Saturday, May 23, 2020

Wrestling World Reacts To The Passing Of Hana Kimura

Wrestling World Reacts To The Passing Of Hana Kimura
As noted last night, top Stardom star Hana Kimura passed away at age of 22.

Since the tragic news broke, numerous wrestlers and promotions (ROH, NWA, AEW, and NJPW) have commented on social media.

"Just woke up to this awful news," Kevin Owens wrote. "There are no words to appropriately describe just how tragic the passing of Hana Kimura is. She was an extremely talented performer and by all accounts, a great person and a kind soul. My thoughts go out to her friends and family."

"Hana Kimura was 22... 22! Bullying is NOT ok. #RIPHanakimura," Rhea Ripley commented.

Ring of Honor wrote, "We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Hana Kimura. Hana was a beautiful and talented star! Words are powerful. Please be kind. Our thoughts and prayers are with Hana's family during this time."

In a statement from NJPW, "New Japan Pro Wrestling is deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Hana Kimura. She was a wonderful and gentle soul. Our most heartfelt and deepest condolences go to her family, friends and fans at this time."