As previously noted, Windham Rotunda aka Bray Wyatt has passed away at the age of 36. Numerous wrestlers reacted to the Rotunda’s death and here are some of the comments…
John Cena: “Devastated by the news of the passing of Windham Rotunda. My heart goes out to the entire Rotunda family. Windham brought the best out of me in so many ways. I’m forever grateful for the moments we shared. A sad day for all those he reached around the world. RIP.”
Becky Lynch: “Windham was a special cat. One of those people you always looked forward to talking to. He was funny, interesting, passionate, thoughtful and most importantly, he was kind. He had time for people. He looked out for people. He helped people. He cared. My heart goes out to his family that he loved so much and everyone who knew him. To know him was to love him. I’ll miss him a lot. Rest in Peace Hoot ❤️”
The Miz: “The world lost a good one today. Bray Wyatt’s story telling ability along with his unique creativity in the ring was a force that kept your eyes glued to the television screen. Windham Rotunda’s fun-loving, free spirit paired with his infectious laugh is what I will truly miss the most. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Rotunda family. Rest well my friend.”
Baron Corbin: “I’m trying to process this and can’t. Windham was a friend. I feel for his wife, his beautiful children, his parents, his brother, his sister and everyone else who knew what a incredible person he was.”
Cedric Alexander: “Every time I was able to share a locker room with Bray Wyatt was a pleasure. Always willing to give advice or just shoot the breeze and tell fun stories on the road. My and family and I send out our prayers to the Rotunda family. Rest In Peace Wyndham.”
Chelsea Green: “What a horrible loss for his family, his friends, and the entire wrestling world. He was a creative genius and I will forever be influenced by his work. 🖤”
Natalya: “My heart breaks for Windham and his family. You were always so nice to us, Windham. Ever since we were kids, going trick or treating together, following our dad’s footsteps. You were always relatable, kind and humble. We will always be so grateful for your presence in our lives.”
Maria Kanellis: “This is heartbreaking. I remember vividly exchanging stories about our children. Bray was passionate about his family and the legacy he wanted to leave behind for his family. Bray was one of the most creative minds in our industry. Gone far too soon. My prayers are with his family. 🙏 #Firefly”
Keith Lee: “The toughest part of this industry… is when you bond with people…. and then that bond is severed unexpectedly. RIP brudda. I was rooting for you just like you did for me. I already missed you… but this… it’s painful. Safe journey my man.”
Karrion Kross: “No matter what’s going on, Call up a friend today and tell ‘em you love them.
You never know when that opportunity will be gone to do so. I’ll see you up there brother.”
Saraya: “I can’t believe I’m typing this. But RIP Windham. I knew you day 1 of moving to America, you were the biggest sweetheart and were loved by everyone who met you. I’m in shock.. sending all my love to the Rotunda family. ❤️”
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Devastated by the news of the passing of Windham Rotunda. My heart goes out to the entire Rotunda family. Windham brought the best out of me in so many ways. I’m forever grateful for the moments we shared. A sad day for all those he reached around the world. RIP.
— John Cena (@JohnCena) August 25, 2023