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WWE Superstar Death --

Vicodin and Valium

3/1/2010 9:55 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

WWE Superstar Death -- Vicodin and ValiumFormer WWE Superstar Eddie Fatu aka Umaga -- who died in December -- was the victim of a bad combination of drugs, according to the Harris County Medical Examiner in Texas.

Dan Morgan, the supervisory forensic investigator for Harris County, blamed "acute toxicity" -- claiming the combined effects of hydrocodone (aka Vicodin), carisoprodol (muscle relaxer), and diazepam (aka Valium) were responsible for the wrestler's death.

The death was ruled "accidental" -- Fatu was 36.

According to the WWE, Fatu was released from his wrestling contract on June 11 for violating the WWE Wellness Program and for refusing to go to rehab.

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16.

Literal Thinker    

Hopefully the doctor gets the same punishment as Dr Conrad Murray!

AKA, its neither of their faults that the patients died.

1667 days ago
17.

Darlene    

Surprize surprize!! Yes, DRUGS do kill!!

1667 days ago
18.

mellow    

Dear dipstick celebs from this guy to Heath and so on....
the Dr's do not give a flying rats behind about your other meds or docs and will rx what they usually do or what the little handbook in their coat pocket says to.

It is up to YOU the individual to query the pharmacist and not just take the bag from the friendly clerk, it is up to YOU to get online to find the PDR and see what the side effects and interactions are.
YOU are putting these things in your body so figure out what it is and what it can do before you swallow the kool aid.

1666 days ago
19.

Simone    

Leave Umaga alone you people didn't know him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1666 days ago
20.

Mikey    

And he had bad hair and makeup.

1666 days ago
21.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE    

When you stop taking life seriously this is what happens.
Stupidity is the only cause. You want to play tough you will pay with your life. Another one bites the dust and not a minute too soon.
He just freed up a lot of food, clothes, gasoline and most off all carbon foot prints that were to large to begin with. Bye Bye crazy!

1666 days ago
22.

shuffler    


I like his pretty girl hair.

Today it seems people have lots of money for drugs, even in the "bad" economy, as people like to call it (yeah right, you wouldn't have so much waste that we produce today if this really were a bad economy).

We are living more wastefully than ever (and waste is expensive, not cheap).

Speaking of waste...

1666 days ago
23.

Bert    

He was like 350 lbs. Just how many pills did he take?!?

1665 days ago
24.

twitter.comhelovesmusic    

@shuffler The economy may not be "bad" for you, but it is for a lot of people in this country, including me and my family. So stop going around making ignorant comments about waste when it's pretty clear that you are probably a part of the problem as well.

1664 days ago
25.

mjb    

Its ashame when something likes this happens my heart goes out to the family he will be missed.

1605 days ago
26.

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1547 days ago
27.

steve    

Listen all you wet behind the ear trolls.Have some damn respect for this man.When you accomplish 1/4 what he did then talk your ****..till then sit on your lazy asses eating chips and candy and stfu already.I bet most of you half his size can't do the stuff he did.People make bad choices all thier lives,as you condemn this man for his mistakes..your probably drinking a damn beer(wich alcahol poisoning is also a high cause of death).

1487 days ago
28.

Veronica    

Regardless of what the cause of death was this is still a person. If you don't have enough respect for someone it's better not to comment at all. This person had someone that care and loved him. I pray for his soul to rest in peace and hope his family and friends find comfort knowing that he is in a better place.

1487 days ago
29.

Mrs.Thomas    

I myself suffered from addiction to Vicodin (hydrocodone) and Carisoprodol (soma) taking up to 75 vicodin and 10 soma per day. while i had to lose my husband to realize it. i did go to rehab and have been clean since 01/04/2010. very dangerous and you will die eventually. i lost over 100 lbs, and the man of my dreams my husband. STOP there has to be better ways to regulate these drugs.

clean but alone ;o(

1485 days ago
30.

Mr. Bate    

They forgot to mention the steroids. Death before 40 is not surprising. LIFE goes on.

1485 days ago
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