Nicole Bass is on life support, clinging to life.
Bass was a former bodybuilder and actress who would go on to place first in the heavyweight division of the NPC Nationals in 1997. Following her win, she'd go on to Extreme Championship Wrestling before catching the WWF's eye.
Bass had a brief WWF run in 1999 that saw her defeat Tori, Ivory and Debra during her spring appearances. She'd wrestle for XPW following her controversial exit from WWE. Bass filed a lawsuit against WWF for sexual harassment, accusing "The Brooklyn Brawler" Steve Lombardi of sexual assault. The case was dismissed in 2008.
She would later go on to be a part of Howard Stern's Wack Pack, and notably appeared in his 1996 film, Private Parts.
A friend of Bass' posted on her Facebook page after Bass was hospitalized. She suffered a massive stroke and never recovered.
Dignity and Respect.
2 things every person on this planet deserves.
2 things very important to Nicole Bass.
The past few days I, Kristen Marrone, have been posting to my girlfriends pages to try and keep her very personal life private. Rumors have been spreading around the internet about her health. A few days ago we didn't know all of what was going on so I have been trying to keep it quiet until we had answers. Nicole values her privacy and I Respect that. Before anyone tries to take the story and twist it up and make it ugly I want to put it out there in a Respectful way.
A few days ago Nicole got very sick. She was brought into the hospital and they did everything they could to help her. I have been sitting here with her in the room 24/7 since she got here making sure she was being given the best possible care. Today we learned that there is nothing else that can be done.
Nicole was an amazing woman. Strong not only on the outside but inside as well. Beautiful soul and kind heart. Many people knew Nicole but few ever got close enough to know the REAL woman that she was. I got to be one of the lucky few. Not only was she my soul mate and my girlfriend but she was my best friend, my teacher and my business partner. I learned many valuable things from her and created many beautiful memories in the time we had together.
I would like to keep her page open for her loving fans and friends to share their photos and memories.
I just ask that you treat Nicole with the dignity and respect that she deserves.
Thank you to everyone that has been reaching out to and helping me through this very difficult time.
Nicole, I love you. I will always love you.
I will always be yours and you will always be mine
Fightful extends our condolences to the friends, family and fans of Bass.