Bret Hart Talks Hogan, Locker Room Politics, Luger & More

Mike Killam

Bret hartThe third and final part of Arda Ocal's recent inteview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret "the Hitman" Hart is now available, as well as the first two parts, on the official "Aftermath" YouTube account. Below are several highlights from the interview: 

Changing the locker role of a Champion: "The big one was I was never a big fan of the big star on the door dressing room." … "Hogan had the fruit basket, the flowers and the special room with star on the door too. I always felt Hogan earned it too. I never thought he didn't deserve any of that, he did. I know just when it came to me, you know the limo rides, and the limo service and all that, I didn't want any of that" … "I want to change in the dressing room with the other wrestlers. I don't need the star on the door, I don't want it. Save the "its all a big show" for somebody else, I don't want it. I was the first champion to refuse that"

On "not drawing" for the company: "[Vince] needed someone immediately, like someone right now to carry the whole thing and not drop it. And thats what I love about my era. Its like 'Here, give it to Bret Hart'. And they gave me all that. And you know I say, guys like Flair and some of these guys say Bret Hart didn't draw money, and thats not true at all. I did draw money. I drew big houses. And I had the tough job of having to carry things, I had to be the big star after Hulk Hogan, who was a failed hero at the moment.

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