When the news initially surfaced that Owen Hart was going to be getting his very first DVD special, the belief was that his widow signed off on it. Apparently, that was wrong. Martha Hart has spoken out against WWE for going through with the tribute despite her expressing to them that it was against her wishes. She has urged true fans of her husband to avoid purchasing the item, so that management knows that it is wrong to capitalize on his legacy.
May 13, 2015
It looks like we are one step closer to seeing Owen Hart in the WWE Hall of Fame. The company has announced that they are working on a DVD that will document his career and life. That was not done earlier because his widow Martha Hart did not want anything to do with the company because she was understandably bitter towards the company for causing the death of her husband. She gave them approval to make the documentary.
May 7, 2015
While talking about the abilities of Adrian Neville, JBL stated that Owen Hart was a high flying but not anything like this. Innocently, Booker T added to that by stating that Hart did not defy gravity, which is a term used frequently for Neville. That drew the ire of fans, who immediate took to social media to bash Booker, who ended up issuing an apology. WWE decided to take it a step further by removing the comments on the replay of Monday Night Raw.
April 28, 2015
A rather interesting revelation has been made about the Chris Benoit murder suicide recently. During an interview, Smith Hart, the older brother of Bret Hart and Owen Hart, revealed that Natalya had been staying at the Benoit house a little more than a week before the tragedy occurred. Hart also stated that his niece did not notice any tension between Benoit and his wife. He also stated that the Hart family does not believe that Benoit did it.
March 19, 2015
Reports recently surfaced that Vince McMahon had allegedly offered to pay $93 million to the Hart family if they agreed to not pursue legal action against the company for the accidental and untimely death of Owen Hart. There are also allegations from family members that Bret Hart was the one that prevented that payment from taking place, which caused the family to end up with a lot less money after the lawsuit was over and done with.
February 17, 2015