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RIP Blue II

Spoiled Butler Bulldog

Dead At Age 9

9/3/2013 5:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Blue II, the biggest celebrity to ever urinate on the hallowed grounds of Butler University's campus in Indianapolis, has died.

The English Bulldog mascot passed away Saturday of congestive heart failure, school officials announced today. “A tough day,” said head coach Brandon Miller.

Blue II was one of the most recognizable of all school mascots ... appearing at every Butler men's basketball game... and traveling like a rock star aboard the team's chartered jet during the Final Four basketball championships in 2010 and 2011.

Blue II retired from his mascot duties in May. He was succeeded by Butler Blue III, AKA "Trip."

Blue II was 9.  Or 63 in dog years.

Blue II is survived by 4,700 Butler University students.

Fact: The most notorious Butler alumnus is Peoples Temple cult leader Jim Jones, who orchestrated the murder/suicide of 909 cult members in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978.

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Dead account Delete at will    

good job mixing the dogs death with Jim Jones and Jonestown massacre. Think you guys should do the dogs tomb stone

354 days ago
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Laurin    

its always sad when a dog dies <3

354 days ago
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bjay    

Good boy.

354 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

It's too bad that Jim Jones can't head over to the TMZ studios and make a little Kool-Aid Kocktail for all the work they've done on behalf of the Kardashian Klan.
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See how I cleverly snuck in that extra set of K's?

354 days ago
5.

amyd    

So sad. Hope he had a good life.

354 days ago
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HatersGonnaHate    

Poor English Bulldogs, they are a walking genetic nightmare. They have so many health problems. You gotta be rich to own one to pay for the vet bills.

354 days ago
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Stiletto    

I got the BBQ sauce...if anyone has some charcoal, it's dinner time!

354 days ago
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bittybaby    

.... traveling like a rock star aboard the team's chartered jet during the Final Four basketball championships in 2010 and 2011.

Kind of hard to do in 2010 when the Final Four and Butler University both in Indianapolis.

RIP dawg

354 days ago
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Sue    

Bulldogs are such great dogs. Great temperament, loving, affectionate, and funny.
But they don't live a long life, its their only fault in breeding

354 days ago
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exmar    

ok tmz, for dog years you dont just multiple by 7. it also depends on breed size, he was a small-medium breed so his nine years would equal to some 52-55 in human years

354 days ago
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TOGCIADC    

Sorry for the dog but Indiana is the rectum of the US.

354 days ago
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nof    

My gut tells me to test for Kool Aid.


During the autopsy.


Strictly a feeling...

354 days ago
13.

nof    

Little known fact, a poll taken after Jonestown?


A very small % of females, about 1.7 percent?


Wanted Jim Jones to live.


So they could write him prison letters.

354 days ago
14.

Pamela    

What's the matter Harvey? Jealous that Butler treats their dog better than your boyfriend treats you?

354 days ago
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Ryuga the Dragon Emperor    

Since when are dogs celebrities? It's just a dumb mutt.

354 days ago
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