Hart says why he does not have Legends contract, does
he want to be more involved in WWE?, more
Hall of Famer Bret Hart wants to be "good friends"
with WWE, but he does not want to be owned by the
company, which is why he has turned down a Legends
contract and has no desire to sign one.
think I'm one of the few guys that doesn't because
- these Legends contracts sound great, but they own
your soul. It's like signing your life to the devil,"
Hart told radio station 680 News in Toronto promoting
his involvement with March of Dimes. "I'm Bret
'the Hitman' Hart and I don't want to give WWE my
continued: "It took me 14 years of hard labor
to own the rights to my name. That was one of the
conditions when I left. To go back now and just give
it to them - I'm doing fine with it on my own. I don't
like to be owned by WWE; I like to be good friends
for other wrestlers signing a Legends contract to
improve their Hall of Fame chances, Hart said that
might be the case for some, but for others, "It's
a case - like Honky Tonk Man, for example - what else
do you have to do? It's better than a kick in the
being his own man has limited his WWE involvement,
which Hart acknowledged. But, does he miss the wrestling
Hart said. "I miss being useful in the business.
I feel like with certain wrestlers, I can give a lot
of them advice and tell them things that can help
noted that he has been impressed by new moves and
match ideas that current wrestlers have come up with,
which has piqued his interest in the current product.
in the interview, Hart talked about WWE's Bret Hart
Appreciation Night in his hometown of Calgary, Alberta,
Canada in May, suffering a stroke in 2002, and his
involvement with "March of Dimes" as a spokesman
for stroke recovery.
LINK: Full Audio of Hart's interview with reporter
Rudy Blair HERE
at 680News.com ]