WWE NXT Diva Charlotte has thanked fans for their support following the death of her younger brother Reid.
Charlotte, real name Ashley Fliehr, is the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Her brother, Richard Reid Fliehr, who wrestled under the name Reid Flair, was found dead in his hotel room in Charlotte, North Carolina yesterday morning. He was just 25 years old.
Earlier today, Charlotte took to Twitter to thank fans for their support. She tweeted:
Thank you everyone for your kind words. Reider, you’ll always be my heart & soul champ…
— Charlotte (@MsCharlotteWWE) March 30, 2013
Many figures in wrestling expressed their condolences in the wake of Reid’s passing. Charlotte’s NXT colleague Sasha Banks was one of the first to mourn Reid’s death. She said, “Prayers to the Fliehr family on their lost! :-( my heart is with you guys”.
TNA President Dixie Carter also paid her respects. She tweeted, “Devastated to hear about the passing of Ric Flair’s son, Reid. Please join all of us at TNA in praying for Ric & his family at this sad time”.
Five-time Knockouts Champion Tara also paid tribute to Reid, tweeting, “My condolences to the Flair Family. Reid was funny, talented and such a sweetheart. He will be truly missed.”
All the staff at Diva Dirt would also like to send our deepest condolences to Charlotte, Ric and the entire Fliehr family.