Top WWE Superstar Bray Wyatt made his highly-anticipated return to the company at last year’s Extreme Rules Premium Live Event after the company initially released him in 2020 and it was at the time that Wyatt’s gimmick featured a different presentation such as several puppets in the crowd as a call back to his Firefly Fun House segments.
Wyatt had been out of in-ring action since this past February with a life-threatening illness, but it was reported a little while back that his highly-anticipated return was getting closer and his father Mike Rotunda (WWE legend I.R.S.) even said that Bray Wyatt would be returning to action soon.
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
WWE Chief Content Officer and Head of Creative Triple H took to his Twitter (x) and revealed a heart-wrenching and tragic news that WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda (I.R.S.) informed the company that Bray Wyatt (Windham Rotunda) unexpectedly passed away and that everyone’s thoughts are with his family and they ask that everyone respect their privacy at this time.
According to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com, Wyatt recently suffered a heart attack, but he got COVID prior to that, which would exacerbated his heart issues and lead to his tragic passing. Bray Wyatt is survived by his fiancee and former WWE ring announcer Joseann Offerman (Jojo Offerman), their 4 kids, Wyatt’s brother Bo Dallas (Taylor Rotunda) and his sister Mika.
I was given permission to reveal that earlier this year Windham Rotunda (Bray Wyatt) got COVID that exacerbated a heart issues.— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) August 25, 2023
There was a lot of positive progress towards a return and his recovery. Unfortunately today he suffered a heart attack and passed away.
We here at ProWrestlingNewsHub send our deepest condolences to his friends and family.