WWE/WWF wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper — born Roderick George Toombs — died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood on Thursday night. He was discovered on Friday.
WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon — “Roddy Piper was one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in WWE, beloved by millions of fans around the world. I extend my deepest condolences to his family.”
John Cena — “One of the true greats of all time. My heart goes out to his family and the fans he entertained over the years. RIP Rowdy.”
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