Brian Christopher Lawler, the son of Jerry “the King” Lawler, has passed away at at the young age of 46. Lawler died as a result of apparent suicide by hanging in a Tennessee jail. An investigation is under way.
Lawler had been arrested on July 6th following a pursuit by the police for a DUI.
Brian Christopher found his greatest success in WWE as a tag team competitor. As “Too Sexy” Brian Christopher, he teamed with “Too Hot” Scott Taylor to form the heel team Too Much. Eventually the duo changed up the gimmick a little and changed their names to Grandmaster Sexay and Scotty Too Hotty, and the changed the team name to Too Cool. Later, Rikishi would join the duo and the trio would become one of the most popular acts in the company.
The Too Cool team of Sexay and Hotty won the WWE Tag Team Championship just once.
Over the past decade, wrestling on the independent circuit, Lawler has had numerous run-ins with law, usually involving alcohol.
On behalf of everyone here at Vortainment, are thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Brian Lawler.