The wrestling world reacts to the tragic passing of legendary WWE manager Paul Bearer:
Jim Ross: Just informed via wwe.com Paul Bearer aka Percy Pringle passed away earlier today. I have no other details. RIP old friend.
John Cena: I think most everyone in @WWE has a great story about Paul Bearer. I have many, and will always cherish them #RIPPaulBearer
Triple H: Rest in peace, Paul Bearer. You will never be forgotten. There will never be another.
Shawn Michaels: I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer. Our prayers go out to him and his family. God Bless!!
Michael Cole: So sad. We lost a great person and a wonderful man today. Rest in peace paul bearer. God bless his family and Godspeed.
Jerry Lawler: This picture was taken 10 days ago…we lost a dear friend today..you will be missed by many, Paul Bearer. pic.twitter.com/ceLtqapzB0
Howard Finkel: Saddened to learn of the passing of Paul Bearer (William Moody). He was a unique, one of a kind individual both in and out of the ring. RIP
Bret Hart: Goodbye to a good friend, Paul Bearer. Say hi to Owen for me.
Stephanie McMahon: #RIPPaulBearer
Hulk Hogan: Very sad about Paul Bearer,he was a great person and one of the original boys,he was what made wrestling great much love much respect HH
Todd Grisham: Just heard about the passing of Paul Bearer (William Moody) today. He was a very nice person and went out of his way to always chat w/me RIP
The Miz: Just found out Paul Bearer died tonight. He was always so nice when I talked to him. My thoughts n prayers are w/ his family #RIPPaulBearer
Ted DiBiase Jr.: Losing one of our own @WWE feels like losing a family member. Thank you for the memories Paul! God Bless #RIPPaulBearer
Justin Roberts: Very sad night. RIP Paul Bearer, a man I grew up watching on tv and was lucky enough to have later on, as a friend.
The Iron Sheik: The Paul Bearer my good friend forever he best gimmick for the manager. Respect to him forever and his family god bless them rest in peace
William Regal: Very sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer.My best wishes to his family.A lovely man and my friend.RIP.
Ricardo Rodriguez: Paul Bearer/William Moody, you taught me so much. It truly saddens me to hear about this! I Love You, and I thank you eternally! RIP
Seth Rollins: #ohyes #RIPPaulBearer
Damien Sandow: Prayers go out to the family of Paul Bearer.
Kofi Kingston: Very saddened to hear about the passing of Paul Bearer. What a good dude. Condolences to his family.
Sean Waltman: Woke up thinking I had a bad dream. If you didn’t know Poo Bear (Paul Bearer) then you really missed out on someone special.
Mickie James: Very sad to hear that Paul Bearer has passed away tonight… My thoughts, prayers, & heart go out to his family, friends & loved ones… RIP
D-Lo Brown: I am heartbroken by the passing of Paul Bearer. Goodbye my friend I will miss you. #RIP
Eric Bischoff: Condolences to family, friends and fans of Paul Bearer. Never had the privilege of working with him. Much respect.
Frankie Kazarian: Man… Very, very sad to hear of the passing of William “Paul Bearer” Moody. What a true class act and all around good human being. RIP.
Michael McGuillicutty: Sad to hear the loss of Paul Bearer. He was always very friendly to me and very passionate about this business. He will be missed.
DDP: Sad to hear of the passing of Bill Moody (Paul Bearer)… Not a nicer man in the biz. RIP bro
Jay Lethal: RIP Paul Bearer.
Tara: I am deeply saddened to hear that Paul Bearer has passed away. He will be deeply missed. May he rest In peace
Ezekiel Jackson: #RIPPaulBearer didn’t get to spend much time with him but the one day at lunch in Calgary will go in my book if I ever wrote one. #Godspeed
Natalya: My thoughts go out to Paul Bearer and his family. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting him many times and he was such a genuine person.
Taz: Sad to hear of the passing of William Moody (Paul Bearer). A super guy, always helpful, complimentury & his talents were underrated. RIP
Lance Storm: I think I only met Paul Bearer briefly once, but obviously saw a ton of his work. He will certainly be missed #RIP
Titus O’Neil: Prayers&Condolences to the Family&Friends Of Paul Bearer. I’m thankful that I had the opportunity to meet&Chat with him. Very Nice Guy 2meet
Wade Barrett: RIP Paul Bearer. A legendary performer and a very nice chap.
Devon: My condolences go out to the family of a very good friend Paul Bearer. Thank you for all the good times we shared. you will be missed
Matt Hardy: It’s very sad to hear about the passing of a great & unique performer, Bill Moody-Paul Bearer. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family.
Tyson Kidd: Sad to hear about the passing of Paul Bearer. One of the best managers of all time. Pretty sure EVERYONE has tried imitating his voice
Zack Ryder: RIP Paul Bearer