While those involved claim that it was a last minute decision, members of the Hart family believe that Vince McMahon had planned out in advance to screw over Bret Hart. Diana Hart points out the fact that the European championship was abruptly taken away from the British Bulldog a couple of weeks before the Montreal Screwjob.
July 17, 2015
Since a lot of advertisers are still avoiding WWE like the plague, Vince McMahon and the executives at NBC discussed ways of trying to alleviate the stigma of doing business with the biggest professional wrestling company in the world. The two sides agreed that they needed the network to help convince advertisers and sponsors that McMahon has changed the product to be a lot more family friendly than they were a couple of years ago.
April 8, 2015
The Anoa'i family brought an army with them to Wrestlemania. They had a lot of reasons for being there. For starters, Rikishi was being inducted into the hall of fame. The main reason, though, was because they wanted to be there when Roman Reigns received his crowing moment in the business. When that didn't happen, Sika and several family members became unruly and wanted to start a war with Vince McMahon for changing the plans.
April 2, 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