“Heart of Gold” – CM Punks wins wrestling world over with great gesture for Brodie Lee's family

Fans appreciate CM Punk making a heart-warming gesture for the family of AEW and former WWE wrestler Brodie Lee

Former UFC and WWE star CM Punk was one of many wrestling stars to show support for the family of AEW wrestler Brodie Lee.

Brodie passed away on 26th December 2020, leaving the wrestling world in a state of shock and despair. He is survived by his wife Amanda, and two sons.

Fans and wrestling stars came together to show their support on social media, and CM Punk took it one step further by stating that all the proceeds from his merchandise-sale will go to Brodie’s family.

The announcement of Punk’s gesture was made by the official account of Pro Wrestling Tees on Twitter. The tweet stated: “

“Cm Punk has informed us that all proceeds from any of his http://ProWrestlingTees.com/cmpunk merch sales for the next month will be donated to Brodie Lee’s family. Thank you @CMPunk

The gesture was welcomed by the wrestling world as fans flocked the reply section appreciating the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

How did Brodie Lee pass away?

Lee, whose real name is Jonathan Huber, passed away on December 26th 2020 due to a lung problem.

In an emotional message posted by his wife Amanda Huber, she mentioned that he passed away after a “hard fought battle with a non Covid related lung issue.”

Lee joined WWE in 2012 and performed under the name ‘Luke Harper‘. His claim to fame came when he was a part of the Wyatt Family with Erick Rowan and Bray Wyatt.

Brodie Lee died due to a lung issue. CM Punk has decided to help his family by donating all proceeds from his merchandise sale to them
Brodie Lee with the Dark Order. (AEW)

Harper ran out his contract and joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW) in 2020 under the name ‘Brodie Lee’, where he went on to win the AEW TNT Championship.

Lee fought his final wrestling match in the October 7 episode of AEW Dynamite, where he lost the match and his belt to Cody Rhodes. He was sidelined with an ‘undisclosed injury’ shortly after that.

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