It’s a day for pro wrestling fans. Dusty Rhodes aka the American Dream has passed away. He was 69.
Rhodes — real name Virgil Runnels — passed away Thursday morning.
Details surrounding his death are unclear. We’re working on it.
Rhodes, who famously rocked polka dot tights during his legendary career, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007.
Dusty had 4 children — including two sons who also became wrestling superstars — Goldust (Dustin Runnels) and Stardust (Cody Runnels).
The WWE issued a statement saying, “WWE extends its sincerest condolences to Runnels’ family, friends and colleagues.”
Rest in power Dusty Rhodes.