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During a recent radio appearance, Matt Hardy discussed the Jerry Lawler angle from RAW. Here is what he had to say… I haven’t seen the show yet, I actually have it on DVR and I’ll probably check it out in the next couple days. With my scenario, not only was it one person who had a traumatic life experience, there was three. So that made it a little tricky in some ways but that’s kinda where wrestling has evolved to. The reason why is because everyone has so much knowledge about not just what happens when the red lights on the camera but behind the scenes and what happens in the wrestlers live. TMZ loves pro wrestling know. The truth continues to bleed more and more and more in what’s part of the act in many ways. Its one of those scenarios where I think if Jerry Lawler was totally cool with it, he agreed with it, if it was run past him, he didn’t feel like his hand was forced to participate in this — I haven’t seen it so I can’t comment if anything was in bad taste but if he was comfortable with it then it really doesn’t bother me. I understand why things happen like that. It just seems like the logical progression. I’m gonna agree with some of the things you said earlier. Die hard wrestling fans who created a bunch of out cry about this are the same ones who feel insulted when AJ gets removed from the GM cause she had an inappropriate affair with John Cena. At same time Vickie Guerrero having inappropriate affair with Dolph Ziggler and was married to Edge back in the day. So wrestling fans are very intelligent now and there is so much info accessible to them at their finger tips. I think the more realistic you make things the better it is and a more intelligent product. I don’t think you can insult wrestling fans now because they’re that intelligent, there smart. If its something that plays off real life and its done and nobody is offended or bothered by that — then I think its fair game.

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- Jerry Jarrett, Jerry Lawler’s former business partner, took offense to WWE using the legendary grappler’s near-fatal heart attack as a “cheap heat” angle on Raw Monday.Nine weeks following the ordeal, a tearful Lawler offered his gratitude for the amount of support he received. The WWE Hall of Famer was then interrupted by CM Punk, who continued their on-screen rivalry...

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Did the Punk-Lawler heart attack promo cross the line?

While I am sure that the WWE wanted a lot of buzz the week before Survivor Series 2012, I don’t know if this is the buzz they were looking for. Thousands of fans are outraged over a segment on Monday Night RAW and it is time to ask whether the WWE went too far with its Punk-Heyman-Lawler segment.


Join us tonight at 8pm EST for fast live coverage of RAW with Jerry Lawler’s return, Ryback vs. Brad Maddox, CM Punk vs. John Cena and more. Coverage begins when RAW hits the air so stay tuned…

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