Unfortunately, in the world of professional wrestling, all too often there are unhappy endings for most superstars.
There is a long, long list of superstars that were taken from us well before their time, and a fair few tragic cases too.
WWE developmental manager Kenny "StarMaker" Bolin has made a plea on Facebook to ensure that the same does not happen to his good friend and former WWE talent, Rico Constantino.
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Now aged 54, Rico spent two years in the company from 2002-2004 and was very successful as the camp stylist behind the tag-team of Billy and Chuck.
He eventually moved from Smackdown to Monday Night Raw where he embarked on a singles career with Miss Jackie by his side.
Rico wasn't the kind of superstar who had a title-laden career, only enjoying two spells as one-half of the WWE tag-team champions, once with Charlie Hass and once with Rikishi.
However, he was an entertaining personality and played his role perfectly. Now that he has encountered a list of health issues, Bolin is endeavouring to raise awareness so Rico can get the help he needs.
"It saddens me to inform you that I have just found out that a Former WWE star and very dear friend of mine named Rico Costantino (Rico the Stylist) is very, very sick and has been since at least early January. He has no help financially at all, no disability help and none in sight. He has not spoke a word to hardly anyone in like 9 months. he desperately needs our help. he also has severe diagnosed concussions, a collapsed lung and severe heart problems way to detailed to get in to here. I spoke to his X-wife and length last night and she is trying to take care of him as best she can. I am hoping we can set up a go fund me account to assist him as soon as his X can get me the banking info to have it sent too. I also hope the WWE and Vince Mcmahon, Stephanie McMahon or Hunter will chime in and help this great and very nice man who gave his life to helping others till here recently. Let's get the word out about Rico's illness to those who may be able to help him in this extreme time of need. as I get more info from his X Linda I will pass it on. I will be contacting a few of my former and current WWE stars to rattle some cages in hope of getting rico some financial help. his illness was not caused by drug abuse as in the case of many others who got help. and his severe concussions were acquired entertaining all of us over the years. Linda says he can say something in one hour, and totally forgot he said it 2 hours later. I do hope we can all band together and give just a little that may up in the end being a lot and a life saver for Rico. he needs our help. he deserves our help. those of us who loved him and were entertained by him. he is one year younger than me and looked 20 years younger. Linda says we would not recognize him now. please help me help him and rattle a few cages. thank you all very much. KB"
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