How did Sara Lee die? WWE 'Tough Enough' winner, 30, was married to wrestling star Cory Weston
Sara Lee - a mother of three - had posted a picture of herself in gym clothes the day before her death
HOPE TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN: The famous former WWE female wrestler, Sara Lee has died at the age of 30. Lee's mother Terri announced the tragic news on Thursday, October 6. In August 2015, Sara Lee emerged as the winner of the sixth season of WWE's reality show competition called 'Tough Enough.'
Sara Lee was married to Cory Weston, who went by the ring name Wesley Blake, and the couple had three children. While the cause of death hasn't been revealed yet, the sudden demise of the 30-year-old has shocked her social media fans as the wrestler last posted a photo of herself in gym clothes the day before her death. The wrestler, however, did share some hints of feeling healthy after quite some time and mentioned she was suffering from a sinus infection for the first time. "Celebrating finally being healthy enough to go to the gym 2 days in a row 👏🥳 first ever sinus infection kicked my butt #Saraselfie #gains," read the caption of her last picture before her death.
The former WWE star's mother Terri announced the news on Facebook and said "we are all in shock" but the mother did not mention how the wrestler died. Terri wrote, "It is with heavy hearts we wanted to share that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus." "We are all in shock and arrangements are not complete. We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn. We all need prayers especially Cory and her children," she concluded.
Sara Lee was married to Cory Weston, famously known by his wrestling name Wesley Blake. Lee, born in Hope Township, Michigan, was a competitive powerlifter while she was in high school. She further went on to study medical sonography at Delta College in Bay City, Michigan. Lee took part in the WWE reality show and was announced the winner by a fan vote and won a whopping prize of $250,000 and a contract with WWE for a year.
After she left the franchise in 2016, she trained in Orlando, Florida with Team Vision Dojo. Lee and Weston married in December 2017. Weston is an American professional wrestler currently working on the independent circuit. Weston wanted to be a professional wrestler since the age of 3. He eventually joined Dory Funk Jr's professional wrestling school and became a student at the 'Funking Conservatory' appearing on the school's '!Bang! TV' show under his real name.
Lee and Weston are parents to three children, daughter Piper, 5, Son Brady, 3, and a baby boy born in August 2021. Lee's social media fans were heartbroken over the news of her passing and took to Instagram to pay tribute to her. One comment read, "Rest In Peace Beautiful, taken from us way too soon ♥️ 🕊" "you’re so gorgeous rest in peace 💗💗💗💗," another wrote. A fan commented with a sad emoji and wrote, "Rest in peace 😭❤️" "rest in peace beautiful💔🕊️," read another comment.