Hana Kimura: grief as Japanese wrestler and reality show member dies aged 22

Kimura, a cast member on the popular Netflix series Terrace House, has died after reportedly facing online bullying

Hana Kimura, a female professional wrestler who was among the cast of the popular Japanese reality series Terrace House, has died at 22, her wrestling organisation said, after she reportedly faced online bullying.

Kimura was reportedly found dead at her home, with the cause not immediately known. She had recently posted messages on social media seeming to tell her fans goodbye, and her death sparked a public outpouring of anger at cyber-bullying.

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Hana Kimura was 22.

Please let that sink in...22. She had her whole life in front of her.

Online bullying should not be part of life.
It damn sure should not be part of death.

Hana Kimura was 22. #RIPHanaKimura pic.twitter.com/xKTBYzaoIt

In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or by email at jo@samaritans.org or jo@samaritans.ie. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. Other international helplines can be found at www.befrienders.org.

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