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Absolute tragedy : Japanese wrestler Hana Kimura dead at 22

Absolute tragedy : Japanese wrestler Hana Kimura dead at 22
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Kimura won Stardom Wrestlings 2019 Fighting Spirit Award and was cast in the Japanese reality show Terrace House, which streams on Netflix.

We are very sorry to report that our Hana Kimura has passed away, World Wonder Ring Stardom wrote on Twitter early Saturday. Please be respectful and allow some time for things to process, and keep your thoughts and prayers with her family and friends.

Stardom fans,

We are very sorry to report that our Hana Kimura has passed away.

Please be respectful and allow some time for things to process, and keep your thoughts and prayers with her family and friends.

We appreciate your support during this difficult time.

No official cause of death has been released.

In a brief statement online, Terrace House producers wrote that they were at a loss for words and offered their condolences to Kimuras friends and family.

On Friday, Kimura made some troubling social media posts, including an Instagram Story that said Goodbye in Japanese.

Since the announcement early Saturday morning, fans have spoken out online against cyberbullying.

Fellow wrestler Tessa Blanchard wrote on Twitter that Kimura was an amazing girl with the kindest soul and immense passion and work ethic.

It absolutely breaks my heart how cruel people can be on social media, she wrote.

It absolutely breaks my heart how cruel people can be on social media. It was an amazing honor to know Hana Kimura. She was an amazing girl with the kindest soul and immense passion and work ethic. Im at a loss of words over this tragedy. Rest In Peace my friend.

Wrestling journalist Adam Pacitti posted about Kimuras death, calling it an absolute tragedy .

I hope this serves as a reminder that interactions on social media can have a serious effect on the mental health of anyone, no matter who they are, he wrote on Twitter.

The death of Hana Kimura is an absolute tragedy. I hope this serves as a reminder that interactions on social media can have a serious effect on the mental health of anyone, no matter who they are. Be kind. RIP.
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