Alexa Bliss Becky Lynch Cody Rhodes Sara Lee stars death donates Alexa Bliss Becky Lynch Cody Rhodes Sara Lee

WWE's Cody Rhodes, Becky Lynch and Alexa Bliss donate to Sara Lee memorial fund

Reading now: 496

memorial fund, set up following the death of Sara Lee, passed its $20,000 (£17,920) target within just two hours, raising over $50,000 (£45,000) at the time of writing.Among the WWE stars that have each donated $1,000 (£890) towards the fund are Cody Rhodes, Becky Lynch, Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman.It was launched online by a former WWE favourite Bull James, whose Go Fund Me page was subsequently shared by Rhodes, Lynch and Bliss on their Twitter accounts.READ MORE: Ex-WWE star and Tough Enough winner Sara Lee dies aged 30 leaving family 'all in shock'More than 200 donations were made within those first two hours, with the intention to provide financial support for the 2016 WWE Tough Enough winner's family.Lee, 30, is survived by husband Cory Weston – another ex-WWE grappler who is better known by his ring name Wesley Blake – and their three children.As the winner of the 2015 Tough Enough reality TV show, Lee earned herself a WWE contract.After competing on the circuit for a number of months, she went on to join wrestling's independent pro scene from 2017 until her death, which was announced on Thursday (October 6).Explaining his reasons for forming the Go Fund Me page, James said: "We’re all shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Tough Enough winner Sara Lee. "As her loving husband, Cory, picks up the pieces and continues to raise their 3 children, the last thing anyone in that position wants to be worried about is money and paying for a funeral and everything else that comes along with it."The wrestling community has always been one to come together in the wake of tragedy and this is no different.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News