- As PWMania.com reported, WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young passed away at her home early this morning. She was 90. Her passing has been picked up by TMZ and other media outlets. Here are some reactions from around the wrestling world:
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Mae Young.Truly tough and a lovely lady.A life well lived.
— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) January 9, 2014
Sad to hear about the passing of Mae Young. She was a true legend.
— Booker T. Huffman (@BookerT5x) January 9, 2014
I love you Mae Young and its time to rest in peace! Thank you for your beautiful talks and advice! God Bless you and your family
— Vickie Guerrero (@ExcuseMeWWE) January 9, 2014
God bless Mae Young, who lived a very full life. Mae was tough as hell, sweet as hell, but now moves on to wrestle in heaven. #RIPMaeYoung
— Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) January 9, 2014
A great legend and icon of pro wrestling has passed away. RIP Mae Young. Enjoyed years of working with and friendship with Mae.
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) January 9, 2014
Shane Helms: “The wrestling world lost a great one. A true pioneer and one tough ass woman! And still flirty as Hell the last time I saw her. :-) A great spirit and a great sense of humor. We’ll all miss you Mae.”
Mickie James (before Mae passed): “As I lay my head on my pillow tonight. All my Prayers & love will going out to Miss Mae Young. Her last name is so appropriate #MaeYoung She was always a young freebird at heart. She always made you feel beautiful & proud to be a woman in this industry. I’m honored to have met And shared not just the ring… But conversation, laughter, and hugs with her and Moolah. Too icons and unforgettable legends. You shall Forever live Young in our hearts and memories. Go easy my friend… Give Moolah a headlock & hug for us all. All my love. Xoxo #ThankYouMae”