As a result, then "head of authority" Stephanie Mc Mahon-Helmsley declared them co-champions. Not long after losing the Intercontinental title, Laurer became the on-screen girlfriend of Eddie Guerrero.Guerrero and Laurer, originally villains, later became fan favorites during the summer of 2000, with Guerrero dubbing her his "Mamacita".Chyna, in a 2015 interview with Vince Russo, stated that after a meeting with Vince Mc Mahon about the Stephanie Mc Mahon situation, she was sent home and was later sent a fax telling her that she was not needed anymore, In 2002, Laurer joined New Japan Pro Wrestling and made her first appearance at the New Japan Thirtieth Anniversary Show, refereeing a bout between the Steiner Brothers and Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kensuke Sasaki.
During the May 3, 2011, tapings of the edition of May 12 of Impact!
, Chyna made her TNA debut, introduced by the returning Spike TV network consultant Mick Foley.
Laurer and Sean Waltman approached Red Light District Video to distribute the homemade video, which was released in 2004.
Laurer appeared in her second pornographic video, entitled Another Night in China in 2009.
This culminated in a storyline at the Royal Rumble where Laurer appeared to reinjure her neck while performing a handspring back elbow.
In order to better convince the audience that she was injured, color commentator Jerry Lawler left the commentators' booth and entered the ring to check on Laurer's condition, something he had not done since the in-ring accident that killed Owen Hart in 1999.
Judge Perez ruled in favor of the plaintiff—Laurer—awarding her ,000.
There is some debate as to whether or not Levesque started his relationship with Stephanie Mc Mahon while still with Laurer.
She last saw her mother at the age of 16, and she claimed that her father was never able to get over her decision not to pursue a career in law enforcement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
On April 20, 2016, Laurer was found dead at her home in Redondo Beach, California. Her manager Anthony Anzaldo had grown concerned when Laurer did not post updates or content to her usual social media outlets for several days and subsequently found her body in her apartment.
The wife of the CEO of Trim Spa, Monique Goen, however, claimed that Smith did not consider Laurer a friend.