Bernard Thomas, better known as Bishop Bullwinkle, is dead at 70 years old. The Floridian pastor is best known for the viral song Hell 2 Da Naw Naw.
Bishop Bullwinkle has appeared in several popular videos performing the song, one of which has 37 million views from his official YouTube channel.
His death was confirmed by his family on Sunday on his Facebook profile:
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our father Bishop Bullwinkle. He has booked his show in Heaven to perform for our Heavenly Father and for once, he couldn’t be late. We love u sir and please book us the VIP room for us when we meet again.
Many on social media, including recording artist Big Mucci, paid tribute to Bishop Bullwinkle on Instagram.
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MANNNNN JUST GOT SOME BAD NEWS… MY O.G SOUTHERN SOUL PATNA “MR BISHOP BULLWINKLE was called home by the Almighty Creator… HELLLLLL NAWLLLLL TO THE NAWLL NAWLLL NAWLLLL!. . REST IN PEACE O.G!! Sorry we couldnt link up earlier and nock out our Jam together. Condolences out to the family. I know they taking it hard on this Special Day.
While his cause of death is yet to be confirmed, it is being reported that Bishop Bullwinkle may have died from a heart attack. Several tributes have poured in celebrating Bullwinkle’s life.
“R.I.P. Bishop BullWinkle”
Our Beloved Team members passed away!
Keep his family in your Prayers!
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(404) 408-8788#JoeDouglas#GeorgeWillisJr#LeVelle#BishopBullwinkle pic.twitter.com/VosZeHMY6l
— GeorgeWillisJr (@GeorgeWillisJr) June 17, 2019
Bishop Bullwinkle on the left with #TheCussingPastor has passed away!
Hell nawl ta da nawl nawl nawl pic.twitter.com/qFBbg3x0Ff
— Ant Mix A Lot (@ANTDOGG422) June 17, 2019