Benoit’s ‘I Love You’ Text, Puder/Benoit, & More

Ryan Clark


At one time, Benoit saw potential in Tough Enough winner Daniel Puder and offered to make him his personal protégé, but Benoit had found out that due to his $250,000 per contract, the WWE has going to cut him.

Benoitâ<80><99>s out of context â<80><9c>I love youâ<80> text message was likely sent to either Chavo Guerrero or Dean Malenko.

People magazine (July 16, 2007) FRONT COVER of the magazine (rather than the side) with title FAMILY SECRETS “A son’s health mystery, a rocky marriage, a looming drug scandal. Inside the wrestler’s troubled world” (notes from me forthcoming)

National Enquirer (July 16, 2007) top of the front page WRESTLING MURDER-SUICIDE MINUTE-BY-MINUTE WHAT REALLY HAPPENED INSIDE THE HOUSE (with small pictures of Nancy and Daniel and a menacing pic of benoit in the ring with the caption “Chris Benoit killed wife, son and himself”

Globe (another tabloid) had him on the front cover holding up the big gold belt after Mania XX…

The Benoit story is getting a lot of media coverage in Mexico, as Chris Benoit is on the cover many newsstand publications. Benoit wrestled in Mexico as the Pegasus Kid in the early 90â<80><99>s.

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