Some in WWE are pushing for Vince McMahon to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, as reported in a tweet below.
Sausage: Even though his retirement announcement is less than 24 hours old, several within WWE are lobbying for a Vince McMahon Appreciation Night. And although he has shot down the idea before, many very close to him including a few HOF'ers want Vince put in WWE HOF 2023 or 2024 pic.twitter.com/XVhnmifEfN
— Anthony 'Don Tony' DeBlasi (@DonTonyD) July 23, 2022
Vince McMahon recently sent shock waves with his announcement. He announced that he is retiring from his roles as Chairman and CEO of WWE. It has been noted that he was also done with his work on creative. Recently, Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco revealed that Vince regularly checked in with him, asking about his health after his release. The WWE legend was officially released in 2020 after a long run with the company for more than three decades. It has come to light that Mr. McMahon had been in touch with him.
Gerald Brisco opens up on Vince McMahon
Brisco spoke to Sportskeeda and shared his thoughts on McMahon following the latter’s retirement. He mentioned how honored he was about their long partnership and friendship.
“I am honored to have worked with Vince [McMahon] for 35+ years. I didn’t always agree with him, but was always allowed to voice my opinion. He changed the world of wrestling when many had tried and failed. He was always a friend. Even after I was let go he would check in with me to make sure my health was good,” Brisco said.
Gerald Brisco came to the defense of Vince McMahon after some fans noticeably celebrated his retirement. Brisco tweeted out that he received a call from McMahon letting him know that he was no longer needed. The 75-year-old said that he was okay with the decision and would be around to help the talent if needed.
After Vince announced his retirement, many fans celebrated on social media as it could represent a new direction for the promotion. The WWE Hall of Famer was not a fan of the online reactions and sent a message to all the fans using the retirement as a reason to celebrate.
“Disappointed to see all you jabronis celebrating the retirement of the man who created a world that gave you so much enjoyment growing up. If Vince never existed, all you marks would have sadder lives than you already do.”
Disappointed to see all you jabronis celebrating the retirement of the man who created a world that gave you so much enjoyment growing up. If Vince never existed, all you marks would have sadder lives than you already do.
— Gerald BRISCO 🤼♂️ (@Fgbrisco) July 22, 2022