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WWE apologizes for Benoit tribute



Big up to Vince McMahon and the WWE for that one. There was really nothing else to say...

It is also good to clarify that the tribute show was something that was created prior to knowing the full details of this tragic end to Nancy, Daniel and Chris Benoit. I do think its wrong to criticize them, only b/c no one really knew what the real deal was until Monday night, which was after the WWE probably knew what it really was. I wouldn't consider what Vince did a "non-apology" at all. WWE.com has taken down Benoit's tribute page, but has released a detailed timeline (then released an even more detailed timeline).

In any case, Jim Ross posted his thoughts on the tragedy involving Chris Benoit on his blog; he doesn't say a lot, but his words are always welcome.

Last night, I made a "lament" for Chris Benoit, which had a bunch of mid-to-late 90s Jungle cuts thrown under audio of Benoit moments: from the time he broke Sabu's neck in the ring to the different tributes from Raw this past Monday. I'm not sure if, in light of this tragedy, it is the right thing to do, but it helped me get over the image I have of Benoit. Might just keep it for myself, for now anyways. Not really something people would want to get into.

I'm not sure if I need to delve into "'roid rage" or any of that stuff. It is what it is. If any new pieces of info or what have you come out, I got you.

EDIT: The Atlanta-Journal Constitution has a new article up today, with fans and Fayetteville, GA, residents reacting to the tragedy, as well as sharing personal stories about The Benoit family.

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