Matt Hardy Discusses How Vince McMahon Viewed Jeff Hardy

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Matt Hardy has described how his brother Jeff Hardy was viewed by Vince McMahon during the prime years of the Hardy Boyz.

The Hardy Boyz duo of Matt & Jeff Hardy are widely recognized as one of the greatest tag teams in wrestling history from their success in WWE along with many other promotions that they worked for. Matt Hardy recently celebrated 30 years in pro wrestling while his younger brother Jeff has wrestled for just as long.

In the mid-2000s, Matt and Jeff Hardy were getting more singles opportunities. Matt got a solid push to the midcard level along with some memorable feuds while Jeff became a main event level performer that won the WWE Championship for the first time in December 2008.

During a recent episode of “The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy” podcast, Matt talked about how Vince McMahon viewed Jeff as a performer.

“I think Vince liked Jeff a lot. He could tell he was different, he was out there. When people say ‘Charismatic Enigma,’ that is like the perfect description of who he is.”

“You don’t understand why he’s doing what he’s doing. It’s just f***ing cool that he’s doing it. He has a very interesting dynamic, and I think Vince saw a lot of his personality shining through and saw how he had that rock star complex.”

Currently, Jeff Hardy remains off television while under contract to AEW. Jeff went to a rehab facility to deal with his alcohol issues and there is a hope that he could return to the ring some day where he will likely reunite with his brother Matt again. Jeff is also dealing with legal issues following his latest DUI arrest.

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