“This is Heartbreaking”- Goldberg, Chris Jericho and Many Reacts to Shad Gaspard’s Disappearances

Published 05/19/2020, 11:24 AM EDT


Ex WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard went missing yesterday at Venice Beach. He had gone for a swim with his 10-year old son when they were caught in a strong current.

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Lifeguards leaped in to save them and managed to rescue his son. However, Gaspard was nowhere to be found. 

Reports suggest that the 39-year old might have drowned. Witnesses reported that Gaspard asked the lifeguards to rescue his son first. Soon after, another wave hit, and he disappeared. 

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Wrestling world in shock

The entire wrestling world was in shock over the sudden incident. Superstars, including his former teammate JTG, took to Twitter and prayed for their old friend. 

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WWE career of Shad Gaspard

Shad Gaspard was famous in WWE for his tag-team partnership with JTG as Cryme Tyme. After WWE released the team in 2007, he went on to work in various circuits and returned to the company next year.

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Gaspard was last seen on live television on the May 14, 2010 episode of SmackDown where he defeated Jesse Guyver. He returned to the independent in 2012. Gaspard has been a hero off-screen on several occasions; having prevented an armed robbery in 2016.

We hope for the best for Gaspard and his family.

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Hrithik Unnikrishnan

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Hrithik Unnikrishnan is an eSports and WWE author at EssentiallySports since April 2020. A journalism undergraduate with experience in creative design, Hrithik has a profound love for everything competitive. He grew up watching WWE and playing various titles like Call of Duty, FIFA, and Hitman.

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