World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has shared the sudden passing of the professional wrestler Deanna Booher on Twitter. WWE wrote that they are saddened to learn about the death of Deanna who was well-known as “Matilda The Hun”. They shared their sincere thoughts with everyone affected by her demise. Following the announcement of the legendary boxer’s demise, her fans and well-wishers have been condoling her death on social media and have been offering condolences to her family and friends. Netizens are also searching for Deanna Booher cause of death.
According to the reports, Deanna Booher died on Friday, January 7, 2022. The death news was brought to light by WWE on Jan 9 who released a statement on Twitter. Although Matilda the Hun cause of death is not revealed, it is reported that since 2017, the wrestler had been using a motorised wheelchair as she had sustained spinal injuries from wrestling while she had also suffered from nerve and lupus damage. Apart from this, not much seems to be available on the internet about her death yet.
Who Was Wrestler Deanna Booher?
The 73-year-old Deanna Booher was born on Nov 4, 1951, in Los Angeles, California. Apart from being a professional wrestler, she was also an American actress and roller derby skater. She was popularly known as Matilda the Hun in the wrestling world. She had appeared with Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling and had gained a lot of recognition from the viewers. In her initial days, Booher organized amateur mud wrestling shows and performed there as a “Queen Kong”, a masked character. She fought her first professional match against a 700 lb bear.
Later, Deanne along with David McLane, the GLOW creator, and Matt Cimber, the director, started to recruit and train performers for the very first all women’s professional wrestling show. Not just that but Booher also wrote the theme song for the show. She essayed the character of “Matilda the Hun”, a villainous character who scared children in the crowd and ate raw meat in GLOW. Talking about the same, Booher had stated that she enjoyed portraying that role.
Booher was associated with the show for two years and then later formed another show titled “Powerful Women of Wrestling”. However, it did not gain that much popularity. Besides, Booher was also a popular actress. Some of her films include Spaceballs, Love in an Elevator, Brainsmasher: A Love Story and many more. She also appeared in shows like Mama’s Family, Married With Children and My Two Dads as a guest.