Sara Lee, a 2015 winner of the World Wresting Entertainment reality show "Tough Enough", has died, the company announced.
Lee was 30 years old and no cause of death was given. Born and raised in Hope Township, Michigan, Lee excelled in powerlifting before trying out for "Tough Enough."
“It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that our Sara Weston has gone to be with Jesus,” her mother, Teri Lee, wrote on social media. “We ask that you respectfully let our family mourn. We all need prayers especially Cory and her children."
"Tough Enough" was a program that saw wresting hopefuls compete for a chance at a WWE contract. Lee won the show's sixth season and a one-year, $250,000 WWE contract.
WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Sara Lee. As a former "Tough Enough" winner, Lee served as an inspiration to many in the sports-entertainment world. WWE offers its heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and fans. pic.twitter.com/jtjjnG52n7
— WWE (@WWE) October 7, 2022
Lee was married to Cory Weston, a former WWE wrestler who performed under the name Westin Blake. The couple had three children.
Absolutely heart breaking, life is too short. Sara was awesome 💔 sending love and prayers to her family and loved ones. https://t.co/h65703b2v8
— Sonya Deville (@SonyaDevilleWWE) October 6, 2022
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Sara Lee, WWE ‘Tough Enough’ reality show winner, dies at 30