The man behind one of the biggest viral video catchphrases ever has passed away.  Paul “Bear” Vasquez . . . also known as the “Double Rainbow Guy” . . . passed away at age 57 in Mariposa, California on Saturday.

He became famous when he saw two rainbows in the sky in January of 2010 and took a video.

And his astonished, genuine reaction made the video a viral sensation. His cause of death hasn’t been released.  He recently posted on Facebook that he was going to get tested for coronavirus but found out about another health problem that he didn’t reveal.


Viral video sensation 'double rainbow guy' dies at 57

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - Paul L. Vasquez, the burly mountain man whose awestruck reaction upon seeing a double rainbow propelled him to internet stardom and turned him into a folk hero, has died in Central California. He was 57.