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Bret Hart did a Q & A on his twitter (@HitmanBretSHart), here are some highlights:

Influence for him in wrestling: “Probably Dory and Terry Funk or my older brothers”

Current wrestler that has the most promising ability: “Daniel Bryan”

Current status with WWE: “We’re on excellent terms but no plans for anything right now.”

Still holding a grudge with Bill Goldberg?: “Never had one. I have great respect for Goldberg. What happened to me was an accident.”

Favorite angle he was involved in: “Canada vs USA angle with the Hart Foundation”

Is Melina still his favorite female wrestler?: “Her, Nattie Neidhart, Beth Phoenix, and Gail Kim are the best female wrestlers today”

Thoughts on Randy Savage: “Of all the wrestlers I know, I probably miss Randy Savage the most. He’s a hero of mine.”

Does he feel Hulk Hogan avoided a match with him?: “I know he did”

Would he induct Shawn Michaels in the WWE HOF?: “I would like to induct Shawn but Triple H makes more sense.”

Which of the Hart Brothers, who were never in WWE, could have been successful in WWE : “Smith”

Best all around in ring performer in WWE: “Right now Orton, Sheamus, McIntyre, and Mysterio. Super dedicated.”

Most rewarding aspect of his return last year: “Reuniting the Hart Family in a concerted effort with a joyous ending.”

Thoughts on MVP: “Great wrestler and a great guy and I look forward to his return someday.”

His favorite period as Champion: “1997″

His closest friend in wrestling: “Roddy Piper”

His match with Diesel at Survivor Series ’95: “It’s always been one of my personal favorites. Pretty solid match. And the table wasn’t gimmicked.”

Do any of his brothers still train wrestlers?: “My brother Bruce pretends to, but it’s more a school where you learn everything not to do. My brother Smith has a school in Barrie, Ontario”

Thoughts on the Miz: “I like him. Always liked him. Just wish he’d give me a title shot.”

Does he regret his time in WCW?: “I wish I never left WWE, if that’s what you mean”

Thoughts on Tyson Kidd: “He had a strong year but it looks like he’s going to have to work his way back around.”

Thoughts on John Cena: “One of the hardest working guys in the history of the WWE.”

Last time he spoke to Owen’s kids: “It’s been so long, I can’t remember. Maybe six months after he died.”

Thoughts on CM Punk: “I think he’s uniquely gifted. By the time his career is over, he’ll be recognized for his greatness.”

Best Canadian wrestler: “I still count Benoit. But Edge is killer. no pun intended obviously”

Does he watch TNA? How he would improve their product?: “I don’t watch TNA. I’d have Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff tar and feathered.”

Any regrets?: “I wish I reached out a little harder to Bulldog, Crush, and Test.”

Least favorite move to take: “A Powerbomb”

Thoughts on ROH: “Nothing but respect. Some of the hardest workers in the business.”

Who created The Sharpshooter?: “Sure as hell not my brother Bruce.”

Thoughts on Wade Barrett: “I thought he was the hottest heel in the business. As a fan, I hope they didn’t drop the ball.”

Thoughts on David Hart Smith: “I’m patiently waiting for him to find his greatness. HIs time will come. Mark my words.”

Favorite match: “vs. Austin @ Wrestlemania.”
Least favorite: “vs. Backlund @ Wrestlemania (not my opponent, the match itself).”

Favorite opponents: “Perfect, Owen, Austin, and the Bulldogs.”
Toughest opponents: “Vader and Goldberg.”
Least favorite opponent: “Bad News Brown. He never understood how to make anyone. Zero psychology.”

Who he’d wrestle today: “I’d like 20 minutes with Orton, Cena, Sheamus anytime.”

Favorite PPV he was part of: “The In Your House Calgary Stampede pay per view in 1997″

Thoughts on Alberto Del Rio: “A unique, classic Mexican heel that’s easy to hate. Which means he’s doing his job.”

Will we see Owen in the HOF?: “I sure hope so.”

Thoughts on the Iron Man Match with Shawn Michaels: “I was concerned with the difficulty but I never had any doubts about my ability.”

Thoughts on Michael Cole: “Michael Cole does a piss poor job of putting over a lot of the talent. He couldn’t lace Jim Ross’ shoes up.”

His relationship with Shawn Michaels: “Shawn and I are on good terms and we stay in touch.”

Still holds a grudge with Ric Flair?: “No, I just feel sorry for him. It’s too sad to see a guy work so hard and have nothing left.”

Thoughts on his match with Vince McMahon last year: “It’s far from my greatest match but it was beautiful all things considered.”

Thoughts on The Undertaker: “Undertaker is one of the most consummate professionals inside and outside the ring.”

If he could, who would he reform the Hart Foundation with: “Christian, Edge, Jericho, Trish, and the hart dynasty”

Working as a heel against Jerry Lawler in USWA: “Working with Lawler was fun and easy.”

Thoughts on Tiger Mask: “Tiger Mask was ahead of his time. Next to Rey Mysterio, he was the best lightweight”

His relationship with Triple H: “I’m on decent terms with HHH, too.”

Favorite match he was not involved in: “Lesnar vs. Angle at WrestleMania”

The best Japanese wrestler: “Tatsumi Fujinami”

Thoughts on Hulk Hogan: “Hogan’s nothing but a two-faced, backstabbing, steroid freak who deserved everything he got.”

Would he open a wrestling school?: “I think about it. Maybe one of these days.”

  • Anon GM

    Benoit still counts!
    fuck vince

  • mark

    Im glad Bret Hart has found peace in WWE and its a shame he has not spoke to Owens children in so long. Hopefully then can one day. I think Bret always give a honest answer to a question

  • Chuva

    Bret is so delusional, he’s believing his own lies. Goldberg NEVER gave him a concussion, it was a freaking ANGLE! Bret injured himself at a house show days prior to the PPV. He botched a low bridge (falling backwards over the ropes) and dinged his head up. They moved forward with the PPV match against Goldberg, then had Bill “kick Bret in the head”, so he could get legit time off to recover. He stated so in an interview the day after the PPV.
    He was asked, straight out, “How’s your head after Goldberg gave you a concussion last night?” His answer, “Well, to be honest, that’s part of the story line. I do have a concussion, but that happened to me a few days ago at a house show. I botched a move, and landed pretty bad on my head. We went ahead with the PPV match, and just used my injury to account for my time off, and to make Bill look stronger.”
    Love his views on Hogan tho. LOL!

  • http://myspace treyvon

    fucking bitchass mother cock sukeers is what all of u bitches/ppl are

  • rick

    I think of all the younger guys, Sheamus is the one who could eventually become an awesome babyface. He has a different look which stands out from the pack, he can talk and wrestle, and he’s big which always helps.

    I watched a shoot with Bad News Brown and he hated Brets guts.

  • sroeballs

    I saw Sheamus wrestle in Dublin about 6 years ago & it was plainly obvious he was a cut above the rest of the lads in IWW (Irish Whip Wrestling). Never thought he’d main event a WWE PPV tho.

    WWE have stopped pushes & buried new talent before. I’m sure it’s some kinda test to see how he handles it & if the fans stay behind him or something. He just needs to grin & bear it, & eventually he’ll get the treatment he deserves.

    Just look at Jericho, Punk, Miz/Morrison,, Christian, RVD, Booker T, & even HHH in the mid 90′s. They were all buried at some stage, made it through it & regained their previous positions.

    Makes no sense of course, but Vince is crazy I suppose lol

  • CM Mark

    Punk is the most talented wrestler in the WORLD! Period. Brett you need to recognize!

  • JC

    Sheamus and Edge would be an awsome fued…….

  • Truthiness

    I wasn’t on the Sheamus bandwagon until the gap between his two championships, he has a few more championships coming. I think it would be best if they moved him to SmackDown and have him go after Edge like he went after Triple H.

  • bloodstone

    how does this make you right scooter ? sheamus would be killer if wwe used him right .drew suxs balls

  • cheesehandler

    ive been on the shaemus band-wagon since he destroyed jamie noble

  • http://www.youtube.com/jonjon535353 Jon-Jon

    That’s a damn long time to not see Owen’s kids. I imagine Martha doesn’t want him around them, as he’d tell stories of Owen’s wrestling days, and she doesn’t want them everknowing anything about their dad being involved in the business that killed him. The fact is, they should be proud their father had the pride in what he did to put his life on the line for it.

  • Valo487

    I don’t know what Bret sees in McIntyre, so nope.

  • sroeballs

    Sheamus is awesome but Drew still sucks the big one

  • Rich

    I AGREE WITH EVERYTHING BRET SAID ESPECIALLY ABOUT HOGAN.

  • scooter

    now that you Brets endorsed both drew and sheamus will you marks admit I was right all along?

  • sroeballs

    I agree Eric. Usually tragedy bringsd a family closer together, this drove the wedge even further between them.
    Love how he gave props to Lesnar v Angle. It’s my favourite feud of all time & I’ve been watching wrestling since the late 80′s!

  • Eric Nixon

    None of the answers surprised me, except the one about not speaking to Owen’s kids. Man, that family’s messed up.

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