Bret Hart disclosed the identity of the individual he believed should succeed him as the WWE locker room leader following his departure after the 1997 Survivor Series.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Bret Hart candidly revealed that he had written a letter to The Undertaker prior to leaving the WWE in the aftermath of the infamous Montreal Screwjob. In the heartfelt letter, Hart articulated his firm belief that The Undertaker was best suited to assume the mantle of the voice of the dressing room and the leader in his absence.
I wrote ’Taker a letter when I left, I said, ‘You have to be the voice of the dressing room and the leader now that I’m gone.
Reflecting on his own role, Hart expressed:
I always felt that I was the leader of the dressing room and looked after everything.
He underscored the significance of this position and the weighty responsibilities it entailed.
If guys had a problem, they could come to me and I’d go to Vince and say, ‘This guy has a problem, maybe you can help him.
According to Hart, The Undertaker admirably embraced this pivotal role and effectively assumed the mantle of leadership. Hart lauded The Undertaker for his adept handling of challenging situations, citing instances where he intervened with wrestlers like Shawn Michaels and stood up for others.
Then ‘Taker stepped in and became that guy. A lot of times he had to straighten out guys like Shawn Michaels and stand up for the other wrestlers,
Describing The Undertaker as a formidable presence in the dressing room, Hart underscored the profound influence and positive impact he wielded on the internal dynamics of the WWE.
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In a different interview, Bret Hart revealed that he thinks John Cena would have been the perfect rival for him, he stated that Cena would have made the perfect protagonist for him during the time when Hart was running a pro-Canadian and anti-American gimmick.
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