This is absolutely heartbreaking.
AEW star Brodie Lee – real name Jonathan Huber – passed away unexpectedly at the age of 41.
Lee was formerly Luke Harper of the Wyatt Family in the WWE.
All Elite Wrestling released a statement on their official Twitter account today about Huber’s passing.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) December 27, 2020
Huber’s wife posted this comment to her Instagram account. According to Mrs. Huber, her husband passed away after “a hard-fought battle with a non-Covid related lung issue.”
Current and former AEW and WWE talent are paying their respects to Huber on Twitter.
This was my Bday, which I share with Doc. Brodie & Miro photobombed us & we all shared a great laugh.
I’m shattered over Brodie’s passing. He was full of life with a wife & young children he loved. A devastating reminder of how fragile life is. Rest well, friend.#RIPBrodieLee pic.twitter.com/3p5BH18YIr
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) December 27, 2020
One of the most heartbreaking things to have heard. Such a great man, it was such an honor to be a part of this family with him. He will be so dearly and greatly missed. #RIPBrodieLee https://t.co/Was7F59EJd
— Kris Statlander (@callmekrisstat) December 27, 2020
Words do not describe the sadness we all feel today. He was special both in and out of the ring. #RipBrodieLee https://t.co/crt5jiHJgT
— Tony Schiavone (@tonyschiavone24) December 27, 2020
I’m so deeply sorry for the loss of Jon Huber. We bonded over the love of our children. He was a true family man. #RIPBrodieLee
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) December 27, 2020
I’m at a loss for words!!!!! #RestWellBrother pic.twitter.com/2w1w8lXsz9
— Braun Strowman (@BraunStrowman) December 27, 2020
It’s hard to explain to people, and I’m not certain he would want me to, that the biggest, scariest man you’ll ever see on your television is the kindest soul you’d ever meet. A model of a husband and father, and proof that some people are too good for this earth. ♥️ https://t.co/jm6YKlRNBu
— Charlotte Flair (@MsCharlotteWWE) December 27, 2020
Heartbroken. A great opponent and a great man…I will miss you Jon. #RIPBrodieLee pic.twitter.com/4i0NuSLkBO
— Matt Cardona (@TheMattCardona) December 27, 2020
I meet Jon one year ago in Jacksonville. Love the dude right away, I could tell instantly that he was a STAR and more importantly a really good man who loved his wife and kids. My heart breaks for his family & friends during this very difficult time. 🙏 #RipBrodieLee https://t.co/6pJrCE8pFj
— taz (@OfficialTAZ) December 27, 2020
We love you Brodie.
— Young Bucks® (@youngbucks) December 27, 2020
My heart hurts. One of the nicest humans. My love and prayers go out to his beautiful family. #RIPBrodieLee https://t.co/yRzHRxMbB0
— Penelope Ford (@thePenelopeFord) December 27, 2020
I can’t find any words… Just want to pray for him and his family for now.#RipBrodieLee https://t.co/tYQo5sU8aN
— HIKARU SHIDA 志田 光 (@shidahikaru) December 27, 2020
One of the nicest people I ever had the pleasure of spending time with. Supportive, funny, humble and a wealth of knowledge, always willing to help the younger guys. Already so missed. All my love and prayers go out to his family. We’re all here for you 💔 #RIPBrodieLee https://t.co/E66bgEwP4j
— Kip Sabian (@TheKipSabian) December 27, 2020
#RipBrodieLee one of the hardest news to hear. I will keep your family in my prayers. You were an exceptional human being😭 https://t.co/3WQDG7OAqh
— Thunder Rosa (@thunderrosa22) December 27, 2020
Loss for words. Guy LOVED being a dad. Loved his kids. 🙏🏼🙏🏼 #RIPBrodieLee
— #nZo (FKA Enzo Amore) (@real1) December 27, 2020
This is beyond terrible.
The time I spend with Brodie, he was always such an absolutely amazing person.
Love, prayers, and positive vibes to his family.
I’m so sorry for you loss.#RIPBrodieLee https://t.co/HMbsUpk1MT
— ₮ⱧɆ ĐⱤ₳₩ (@TheSamiCallihan) December 27, 2020
I don’t have the proper words right now but I do know that this dude will be missed by a lot of people. Always kind and respectful in my interactions with him. #RipBrodieLee https://t.co/FOeaD17eR3
— Hurricane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) December 27, 2020
Heartbroken to hear the passing of Brodie Lee. #ripBrodieLee
— School of Morton (@RealRickyMorton) December 27, 2020
This is heartbreaking. I'm at a legit loss for words right now. Such a kind, talented dude. Absolutely one of a kind.. #RIPBrodieLee
— Johnny Gargano (@JohnnyGargano) December 27, 2020
It doesn’t feel real posting this…
This is one of my favorite pictures that I’ve never posted. #RipBrodieLee pic.twitter.com/uuRC0w2mHD
— Mr. Fun Size (@realmarkostunt) December 27, 2020
Unthinkable. Love and strength to Jon’s family. #RipBrodieLee https://t.co/ddSFEYdMfa
— Betty Phoenix (@TheBethPhoenix) December 27, 2020
Tell your people you love them. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. My heart goes out to the Huber family.#RIPBrodieLee
— Nick Aldis (@RealNickAldis) December 27, 2020
We’ll update this article as more information is released to the public.
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