When did Bray Wyatt died?
Bray Wyatt, a star professional wrestler in WWE, has died unexpectedly at the age of 36.
In fact, on August 24, WWE officials made the shock announcement of the death of Windham Rotunda aka Bray Wyatt.
And sadly, Windham Rotunda leaves behind two children and fiancé, former WWE star JoJo.
Following a call from Rotunda’s family, the head of creative, Triple H took to twitter to announce his passing.
“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.”
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. Our thoughts are with his family and we ask that everyone respect their…
— Triple H (@TripleH) August 24, 2023
What caused Bray Wyatt’s death?
Additionally, news outlets revealed Rotunda had been out of action due to an undisclosed illness.
Although Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com alleges that Bray Wyatt battled heart issues brought on by Covid.
However, in a statement by WWE they acknowledged the talent he brought to the company.
“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.”
They ended the statement by extending their heartfelt condolences to the Rotunda family.
Stars react to the former champion’s death.
Meanwhile, superstars past and present took to social media to express their shock and sadness over Rotunda’s death.
And among the stars was Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Rhea Ripley, Matt Hardy and the wife of former stable mate Brodie Lee aka Luke Harper.
“Im (sic) heartbroken over the news of Bray Wyatt’s passing. Always had tremendous respect and love for him and the Rotunda family.”
Im 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.
Very unique, cool and rare character, which is hard to create in our crazy… pic.twitter.com/i9zlbJIOL3
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 24, 2023
And Matt Hardy expressed his deep sadness for the loss of someone he called a friend.
Absolutely shattered to learn that my friend, Windham Rotunda, has passed away. It’s devastating to think he left us at only 36 years young. My condolences go out to his family, wife & children. I’m so sorry, my compeer. Miss you already. pic.twitter.com/AVNuOTjdsx
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) August 24, 2023
Also, Amanda Huber, wife of former star Brodie Lee better known as Luke Harper who died in 2020 from a Lung illness said she was “devastated.”
I have no words.
— Amanda (@MandaLHuber) August 24, 2023
Truly a sad day for sports entertainment, RIP Bray Wyatt.
Published by HOLR Magazine