The American Dream is dead!
Virgil Runnels, aka “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes WWE Hall of Famer, three-time NWA Champion and one of the most captivating and charismatic figures in sports entertainment history passed away today at the age of 69. The cause of death is not known at this time.
Rhodes, who is best known for his polka dot wrestling tights was inducted to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. Rhodes had four children, two of which became WWE superstars Goldust (Dustin Runnels) and Stardust (Cody Runnels).
WWE announced the death of Runnels minutes ago. They stated: “WWE extends its sincerest condolences to Runnels’ family, friends and colleagues.”
Rest in Peace American Dream!