Dusty Rhodes WWE Legend Dies

Posted: June 11, 2015 in News


WWE superstar Dusty Rhodes — famously known as “The American Dream” — has died at age 69 … the WWE confirms. Rhodes — real name Virgil Runnels — passed away Thursday morning. 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.” WWE superstar Triple H posted a comment about his friend … saying, “Saddened to hear the passing of Dusty Rhodes. Legend, teacher, mentor, friend…Love you Dream.”

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