Hart is recognized as one of the greatest wrestlers to ever tie a pair of boots. He is a WWE Hall of Famer and his name have been etched forever in history.
JR and Bret have developed a bond of their days together over the years. The two remain in contact.
From one legend to another
During an episode of him Grilling JR podcastJim Ross said that Bret Hart was one of the first people to reach out to him, both when he was diagnosed with skin cancer and when he announced that he trampled a mud hole in the damn thing and ran it dry.
“One thing I do understand is Bret Hart, because I still keep in touch with him. He was one of the first to act when I had skin cancer and encouraged me not to give up the fight.
“One of the highlights of my day, it may sound very childish, was when I [got] a text by Bret. ‘How do you feel? Hang in there? ‘
“When I [announced being] cancer free he was one of the first guys who sent me a message and wished me luck and it meant a lot to me. So, like I said, this is the respect he deserves and deserves.
“It was a blessing in my life in many ways, is Bret.”
Episode 145 of Braai JR focuses on Bret’s heel turn back in 1997. As one would expect, JR Bret gave a lot of credit for helping get the wheels rolling for Stone Cold Steve Austinse megastoot.
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