Stars React To “Rowdy” Roddy Piper Dead At 61 – See Celebrity Reactions
Stars are reacting to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper having died of a cardiac arrest on Friday at the age of 61. As Gossip Cop reported, Piper, one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling in the 1980s, was much beloved. Now, celebrities are sharing their reactions on Twitter.
John Cena tweeted, “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.” Justin Guarini of “American Idol” fame wrote, “This is really heart breaking. He was certainly iconic. My sympathies are with his family. Rest in Peace Roddy Piper.” And Jerry O’Connell, referring to the wrestler’s 1988 film, added “They Live is a classic. RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper.”
Eli Roth expressed, “So sad to hear @R_Roddy_Piper passed away. Loved him. Piper’s Pit was an all time career highlight. RIP Hot Rod.” Martha Plimpton tweeted, “My deepest condolences to Roddy Piper’s family. He was a good guy, a family friend, & a good & decent man. He will be so missed.” Jenna Jameson said, “R.I.P. Rowdy Roddy Piper. You were a legend that revolutionized pro wrestling.”
Wrestler Kurt Angle added, “RIP @R_Roddy_Piper You will be missed my friend. Much Love!” And WWE chairman Vince McMahon paid respects by tweeting, “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.”
Diplo tweeted, “damn we lost dusty rhodes and roddy piper this year ?” And Mario Lopez similarly echoed, “First Dusty Rhodes and now Roddy Piper, sounds like God is getting ready to do ‘Wrestlemania’ in Heaven.” Maria Menounos simply stated, “R.I.P roddy…..so sad!!! #wwe #RoddyPiper.”
Melissa Joan Hart wrote, “Another legend is gone. Rest in peace&enjoy ur bubblegum @R_Roddy_Piper .My favorite old school ‘bad guy.'” Cindy Lauper mourned, “I am so sad to tweet that my friend Roddy Piper passed away last night. He was really such a sweet man. My heart is with his family.” And Seth Green tweeted, “Love you always #RoddyPiper Thanks for making it ok to be weird.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars react to the death of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.