Former WWE and AEW star Brodie Lee (real name Jon Huber) has died at the age of 41 in a shocking development

“In an industry full of good people, Jon Huber was immensely respected and loved in every way – a wild and compelling talent, a thoughtful mentor, and just a very kind soul who strongly contradicted himself as Brodie Lee”

In a public statement on Instagram, Lee’s wife, Amanda, revealed that his death was related to a lung problem

“My best friend died today. I never wanted to write those words down,” reads the heartbreaking statement

“My heart is broken The world saw him as the amazing @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) but he was my best friend, husband and greatest father you would ever meet. No words can express the love that.” I feel or how broken I am He passed by surrounded by loved ones after an uphill battle with a non-COVID related lung problem The @mayoclinic is literally the best team of doctors and nurses in the world that has surrounded me with constant love ”

Lee hasn’t been on AEW TV in months after experiencing a career renaissance as the leader of the Dark Order

Lee, a former TNT champion, has been out of action since October AEW President Tony Khan was asked about Lee’s status during a media call earlier this month, and while Khan stated he hoped to have Lee back soon, he admitted admitted that he couldn’t comment on Lee’s status at the time

Lee was best known in the national wrestling scene in 2013 as Luke Harper, a member of the top stable The Wyatt Family in WWE. Lee is a product of the independent wrestling scene and has long been considered one of the most underrated big man workers after Lee Frustrated in WWE, he was released by promotion in 2019.In March 2020, he made his debut in AEW as The Exalted One, where he led The Dark Order to resurgence

Lee was far from his WWE days and was pushed to the top of the map during his stint at AEW At AEW Double or Nothing 2020 he even won a world championship game against Jon Moxley

The shocking, sobering news has shaken the wrestling community as fans, friends and coworkers continue to mourn Lee’s untimely death

I’ve been a pro-wrestling columnist and video blogger for a leading national sports website since 2010 and previously with Bleacher Report, where I was a WWE columnist and

I’ve been a pro-wrestling columnist and video blogger for a leading national sports website since 2010 and previously with Bleacher Report, where I hosted the nearly 100-episode digital series WWE WTF as the WWE columnist in 2012, where I was in documentary Seeing “Why We Watch” by Bleacher Report on Kurt Angle’s Career I graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a major in business, major in accounting, and minor in sports management

I’ve appeared on NPR multiple times, in addition to appearing on BBC and ESPN Radio. My expertise in pro wrestling includes live coverage of myriad WWE and independent wrestling events, including six WrestleManias

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Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alfredkonuwa/2020/12/26/aew-star-brodie-lee-dead-at-41/