Matt Hardy on Triple H’s behind-the-scenes politics
Former WWE Superstar Matt Hardy recently spoke about the backstage politics of WWE during his early days in the company and Triple H’s involvement in it.
Hunter suffered a cardiac event in September last year. Since then, The Game has taken a step back from his role as WWE COO and his on-screen persona to focus on his health.
In the latest episode of his podcast, The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy, Hardy mentioned that he contacted Hunter to verify it. Hardy responded to rumors that some people were criticizing The Game for using his behind-the-scenes power to fade into the day.
However, Hardy made it clear that he had never encountered such problems with the man. He praised Triple H for being good to him throughout his run with WWE and especially during his last stint with the company.
Here’s what Matt Hardy had to say:
There were times when people criticized him for being political, especially in the way he used himself or his power. And that may be the case. I’ve never been a guy at this level who had to deal with that. I worked with him and Steve from time to time. Hunter has always been good to me and for the past three years he’s been just awesome. He was fantastic and I contacted him. I was glad he was recovering, hopefully well. It sucks that he has to retire but I’m glad he’s healthy because he has a big family and I know he loves his daughters. (From 11:30 p.m.)
Triple H opened the second night of WrestleMania 38
Triple H opened WrestleMania on Sunday with an unannounced retirement ceremony. After making his entrance and welcoming speech to the WWE Universe, The Cerebral Assassin kissed his daughters at ringside.
The Game thanked fans for their support amid chants of “Thank you, Hunter.” He placed a pair of his boots in the middle of the ring, symbolizing his retirement and drawing the curtains on one of the most illustrious careers in WWE history.
It will be interesting to see what new opportunities await The Game following the culmination of his in-ring career.
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