-JR on Jeff Hardy’s WWE Title Win: “Jeff’s past has been well documented but it merits saying that the younger Hardy, not unlike many of us, has made bad decisions in his life but not without penalty. Jeff left the WWE the first time on my watch. I had one vision for him and he had another. I think I was right, and still do, while I’m sure that Jeff feels that he did what he needed to do at the time which unfortunately resulted in him leaving the WWE. Those days are more like a blur to me now but I can say that at no time did I ever feel that Jeff Hardy was a bad kid. Perhaps I could have done a better job in managing him and mentoring him but the bottom line is that he left the company and at the time I thought, ‘what a waste of talent.'”
-JR’s thoughts on how long Jeff will stay champ: “How long will Jeff Hardy be at the top of the WWE mountain as the WWE Champion? I have no idea other than the obvious answer, ‘until he loses it.’ I choose to look at this as an adventure for the talented, young man and to vicariously travel with him on it. It should be a helluva ride.”
-JR on former Diva Cherry: “I am proud that the superstar formally known as ‘Cherry’ is heading back to college and taking a sabbatical from the ring. I applaud this young lady’s decision as her education is vital in today’s world and if she chooses she can always resume her wrestling career. Wrestlers with no college degree or nothing to fall back on if things don’t work out for them in the business put themselves in a position to be paranoid and insecure more often than not which can’t be deemed any thing but unhealthy.”
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