A tweet deleted from Chyna’s official Twitter page – led by those who “want to honor her legacy” – read: “This @BellaTwins video is disrespectful. Chyna would have been hurt by this. But we’re just going to show the love. I just hope they’re sorry. We will run this page and campaign with light, not hate. “
After subscribers attempted to defend the comments by saying it was “a comedy show” and claiming that Nikki’s comments could have been “written to make Joan deliver the punchline,” the account Chyna responded by saying the remark was “a time of disrespect.”
On Monday morning, Nikki responded to the controversy by posting an apology from the Bella Twins official.
“I sincerely apologize for a comment I made over 8 years ago on Fashion Police. I am sorry and embarrassed by my 29 year old self, which offended Chyna and, in turn, hurt her family and others, ”Nikki wrote. “I wish I could take it back. Please learn from me, it’s not worth hurting someone’s feelings for meaningless laughter. “
“Chyna will be remembered as an icon and a trailblazer who helped create the opportunities for women in wrestling that exist today,” she added, before concluding her post by writing: “Thank you Chyna ! “
Chyna died in 2016 from an accidental overdose. She was 46 years old.
In 2019, she was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of D-Generation X, though her fans – and those who maintain her official social media pages – still hope she will be recognized. for his individual career.