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After Nude Photo Leak, WWE's Toni Storm Backed by Paige and Wrestling Fans

Not everyone's New Year has gotten off on the right foot as WWE's Toni Storm yanked her social media accounts on Wednesday after nude pictures of her were leaked. Luckily for her, fellow pro-wrestler Paige and fans alike have come forward in support of the New Zealand-born talent.

Multiple nude photos and one video of Storm, born Toni Rossall, were leaked online. According to WrestlingInc.com, the intimate and private images of Storm were exposed as part of a "personal" hack. The 23-year-old wrestler deleted her Instagram and Twitter accounts in response.

Paige, legally Saraya-Jade Bevis, suffered from a similar attack when her sex tape surfaced in 2017. The Norwich-born star, in fact, admitted on the Lilian Garcia podcast in December 2017 how she contemplated committing suicide following the leak. With this in mind, she made a statement via Twitter on Wednesday to back the 2018 Mae Young Classic champion.

"#WeSupportToniStorm from someone that has experienced the same thing I strongly support you girl," she tweeted. "It's gonna be hard and people are gonna be mean because they don't understand. But you're a strong, talented woman. You'll get through this. Your future is too bright to be dimmed."

Canadian sports announcer Mauro Ranallo backed Storm on Tuesday via Twitter as well, tweeting: "Toni Storm is an amazing performer and more importantly, a good person. I am sickened by what she has had to endure. The harassment and invasion of privacy in our society needs to stop. NOW!"

WWE on-air personality Renee Young also showed her support for Storm via Twitter. "#WeSupportToniStorm we’re here for you girl," she began, "The internet can be a nasty dark place. I really hope certain things in this world start to turn around. Invasion of privacy is a very scary thing. Let’s all behave a little more human, please."

The hashtag "#WeSupportToni" wound up trending on Twitter as fans continued to show their support for Storm. 

Storm's hack comes after WWE star Alexa Bliss criticized "cowards" on social media, tweeting Tuesday: "If I had a Nickel for every negative, judgmental & just straight up rude comment on social media this week. I could’ve retired yesterday. #CmonPeople."

The leak against Storm came ahead of her scheduled match on January 12. Her upcoming fight is against Rhea Ripley, who is the NXT UK Women's Champion, at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool 2019. 

"This is potentially the biggest match of my career so far," Storm told Express.co.uk. in December. "Obviously I have already fought Rhea for the NXT UK Women's Championship and I came up short. I actually got injured in that match, my legs lost feeling and I went through a horrible injury. But I won the Mae Young Classic and I get another shot at a TakeOver."

Added Storm, "There's a lot of pressure on me right now going into this but I got a good feeling and I think it's going to be a really successful night."

Toni Storm Backed by WWE Community Amid Nude Leak WWE star Toni Storm suffered from nude leak. Here, Storm is pictured on the red carpet of the WWE Mae Young Classic on September 12, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for WWE

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