WWE Creative Writer Joe Franciosi passed away
Joe Franciosi, a former WWE creative writer who worked with the company in 2010, passed away due to a heart attack on Friday. Joe once did a segment with Ted DiBiase where he took out a fake eye. He was also responsible for pitching the William Shatner segment where Shatner performed his own version of WWE theme songs. R
Recently, Joe did a creative for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood. He also started out with Rick Bassman's UPW promotion in California.
Below are some Twitter reactions regarding this incident-
Rest in Peace Joe Franciosi. I love you brother, see you on the other side…
— Samoa Joe (@SamoaJoe) May 15, 2015
Very sad to hear of passing of WWE Creative team member JOE FRANCIOSI. Was a straight forward no nonsense talented guy. RIP.
— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) May 15, 2015
APW would like to send our condolences to the friends & family of Joe Franciosi. A well respected producer in CA's wrestling community #RIP
— allprowrestling (@allprowrestling) May 16, 2015
We are all saddened with the loss of Joe Franciosi aka Schmo. He was a beloved member of our family and will be deeply missed.
— CWFH (@CWFHollywood) May 15, 2015
Joseph A. Franciosi was my brother. Was part of the "pro wrestling" story of so many. Godspeed, my friend. I love you.
— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) May 15, 2015
Man. Ugh… Lost another good brother WAY to early. RIP Joe Franciosi. Thanks for the more than 15 years of friendship.
— Frankie Kazarian (@FrankieKazarian) May 15, 2015
Horribly sad news on the passing of Joe Franciosi. Thoughts are with his wife and kids.
— David Lagana (@Lagana) May 15, 2015
He was brutally honest in a business full of liars and thieves. Some faulted him for it. I admired it. RIP to a good friend, @SchmosEyeball.
— Joey Ryan (@JoeyRyanOnline) May 15, 2015
Here is a video in which Joe talks about Stephanie McMahon and Vince McMahon
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