WWE Star Bray Wyatt Dead at 36

The wrestling world suffered a tremendous loss on Thursday. In a tweet from WWE chief content officer Triple H, it was announced that Windham Rotunda passed away earlier in the day.

via: People

The WWE confirmed his death in an official statement on Thursday.

“WWE is saddened to learn that Windham Rotunda, also known as Bray Wyatt, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, at age 36,” the statement read. “Known for his captivating performances and incredible in-ring presence, Wyatt was a defining Superstar of his generation and accomplished many feats in WWE, including becoming WWE Champion in 2017.

No other details are available at the moment.

Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE executive, announced Wyatt’s death on Thursday via Twitter (now known as X).

“Just received a call from WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda who informed us of the tragic news that our WWE family member for life Windham Rotunda – also known as Bray Wyatt – unexpectedly passed earlier today,” he wrote. “Our thoughts are with his family and we ask that everyone respect their privacy at this time.”

Dwayne Johnson tweeted he is “heartbroken over the news of Bray Wyatt’s passing.”

“Always had tremendous respect and love for him and the Rotunda family. Loved his presence, promos, in ring work and connection with @wwe universe,” he wrote in the online tribute. “Very unique, cool and rare character, which is hard to create in our crazy world of pro wrestling. Still processing losing the goat, Terry Funk yesterday and now Bray today.”

“My love, light, strength & mana to the Rotunda family and Funk family during this tough, heartbreaking time. #ohana,” he concluded.

According to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, Rotunda suffered a heart attack on Thursday which led to his passing.

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