During a recent appearance on The Ministry of Slam, a U.K. radio show, Bret Hart expressed high praise for multi-time women’s champion Melina.
“I think Melina is really creative and imaginative,” Hart said. “She’s an innovator and she comes up with some great matches. I love watching her wrestle. In a lot of ways, I think sheâ€™s the best wrestler in the world right now.”
The WWE Hall of Famer would conclude the interview by dismissing Vince Russo, the head of the TNA’s creative team.
“I think they should take Vince Russo and hang him by the neck somewhere in the back of the parking lot,” said Hart, who worked with Russo in both WCW and WWE. “Vince Russo knows about as much about wrestling as Eric Bischoff does. Neither one of them knows s— about anything. I find it really bizarre that Vince McMahon or the lady in TNA [Dixie Carter] would hire such imbeciles to call all the shots.
“I don’t have any personal grudge against Vince Russo, but I just know watching the shows that all his shows look the same. TNA has turned into sort of another version of WCW when I was with Russo there. I think the best wrestling always needs to pretend to be real, and Vince Russoâ€™s wrestling is so pathetically far-fetched and phony that I think he does a disservice to his wrestlers and the business.”
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