Chris Kanyon Comes Out

By Olivia on
Christopher Klucsaritis, who's better known by his professional wrestling name Chris Kanyon, passed away Friday night of an apparent drug overdose. The 40-year-old former wrestler was found in his Queens, New York apartment with a number of pills by his side, leading authorities to investigate his death as a suicide. Kanyon was one of the first openly gay professional wrestlers, though his "coming out" story was unusual. When he retired in 2004, he tried to get back into wrestling by...Read Full Story

Chris Kanyon Dead at 40

By Deena Bustillo on
Chris Kanyon, a former WWE and WCW wrestler, died yesterday at 40, according to PWTorch.com. The pro athlete reportedly passed away last night at his Sunnyside, Queens, New York apartment. Sources are speculating that he committed suicide by overdosing on drugs, but details have not been confirmed, according to Wrestling-radio.com. A pill bottle and "several notes" were found near his body, reports read. Former WWE/WCW star Billy Kidman wrote: "Saddened by the loss of my best friend...I...Read Full Story