Mr Olympia Shawn Rhoden’s chilling final message before sudden death at 46

Mr Olympia Shawn Rhoden's chilling final Instagram post contained an eerie omen in its caption.

The bodybuilder posted to his stories multiple times in the hours leading up to his sudden death at 46.

Rhoden reportedly died of a heart attack, according to Generation Iron.

But posting to his Instagram feed just three days ago, the bodybuilding legend wrote: "Brick by brick and patience it will take. See you on the other side. #thechallenge #train #fitness."

And in his final Insta stories post, Rhoden shared a meme which read: "Be with someone who will take care of you.

"Not materialistically, but takes care of ur soul, ur well being, ur heart & everything that's you."

Rhoden wrote the words "Real talk" over the meme in red letters.

Also in his stories, the bodybuilder shared a post about the upcoming 2021 IFBB Pro qualifier in Lithuania where he was scheduled to appear as a special guest December 3-5, The Sun reports.

Rhoden's tragic death is the latest in a series of deaths within the bodybuilding community this year.

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He was crowned the oldest person to win a Mr Olympia title in 2018 at age 43.

Tributes have been flying in from fans, colleagues and competitors around the world.

Lots have flocked to sharing their thoughts on Rhoden's final Instagram post, which has now gained nearly 40,000 likes and well over 6,000 comments.

"Going to miss you brother," wrote four-time Olympian and IFBB Pro Jeremy Potvin.

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"I'm shocked … RIP," wrote user @carmenbieri_.

"This hit hard, besides a great bodybuilder and figure he was an excellent father. REST EASY my friend," reads a message from celebrity chef Chef Rush.

Rhoden is survived by a six-year-old daughter, Cora, with a reported long-time partner, Michelle Sugar.

He was a bodybuilding legend who entered the sport at an amateur level in 1992

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But he sadly faced several injuries and after his dad died, he turned to alcoholism.

Years later after a slow and steady recovery, he returned to the sport, eventually earning his IFBB Pro card in 2010.

The bodybuilder placed 11th at his Mr. Olympia debut in 2011.

He then amazingly rose to third place in 2012 and from then remained in the top five of the competition year after year.

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Fellow bodybuilder Juan Morel, who goes by nickname "Diesel," shared a tribute for Shawn on Instagram.

"We shared so many great memories together," he wrote.

"We travelled the world, talked endlessly about our little girls. My heart goes out to your beautiful princess I can’t believe today she lost her dad her superhero."

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