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Family of Doink The Clown sues WWE for brain injuries


The Dallas Morning News has a story about the family of Matt Osborne – better known as Doink The Clown – suing WWE for the brain injuries he suffered over the years. The lawsuit alleges that Osborne suffered “traumatic brain injuries” that resulted in “depression and drug abuse, which ultimately resulted in his untimely...

Cause of death for Doink The Clown released

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TMZ is reporting that the official cause of death for Matt Osborne, better known to fans as Doink the Clown, was an overdose from morphine and hydrocodone. The results were released by the Collin County, Texas, medical examiner. “I am of the opinion that [Osborne], a 55 year old white man, died as a result of toxic effects of opiates,”...

The original Doink, Matt Osborne, found dead

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Matt Osborne, the man who was the original Doink the clown in WWE, passed away yesterday. He was found dead by his girlfriend in their Texas residence. He was 55 years old. Osbourne started with WWE in 1992, appearing ringside among fans pulling tricks and distracting wrestlers during live shows. He portrayed the character of Doink for a year and...