Bret Hart was on the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast where he spoke about being offered a backstage position, thoughts on current storylines and a previous match rating.

Hart first reveals Triple H and Vince McMahon approached him at one point to become a writer:

“I hesitated on that for a long time; it was about four years ago I went up to them and threw the ball at them, made that pitch that I would give them ideas and help with the writing of the shows, creation of the matches and how storylines would go and so forth. I think I would be really good for them, but I sort of made the offer, but the way it was thrown back at me was about the schedule; I was letting them know that I didn’t want to be on the road everyday but that I could fly in for TV, and I think I left with letting them know that I can fly in for TV and never heard from them. Vince [McMahon] and Triple H thanked me for the offer and we left it at that.”

On potentially working for NXT, as the students there would greatly appreciate his tutelage:

“It could be figured, and worked out. It’s not impossible. I can go anywhere. Sometimes a change of scenery might be fun, but I’m also very happy where I am at. I have a beautiful house, and life, but you know, working on Monday Night Raw might sound good for me, but realistically maybe they need more; they look at their agents: Mike Rotunda, Arn Anderson, whoever they are, they’re on the road all the time with all that consistency and commitment, and I don’t really have that which is why I most likely haven’t gotten a call. I want to be a helper but don’t want to give my life away for it.”

On making headlines following ‘WrestleMania 29‘ when he rated the Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar match 4/10:

“I remember showing up at WrestleMania 29 where Brock Lesnar and Triple H wrestled, and I remember thinking that i had so many ideas that they could have done in their match. I remember seeing them talking and working out their match, and I thought to myself that I should go over there and talk to them because I had some ideas. I talked myself into not doing it, but then I watched the match—but my quote on that match became famous now where I gave it a 4 out of 10, but it was a 4 out of 10 match, it was nothing special. I remember thinking, I could have made that match really awesome, and give them a few things where it could have really taken that match up a few notches, so I know that there is a potential there to pass on some wisdom. I regretted that I didn’t do it, and I think a lot of my criticism on that match are misunderstood, which is perceived to be that I am trying to tear down Triple H, but that wasn’t what I was trying to say; I just believe that I could have made that match better.”

On disliking the current state of WWE with the rivalries that no longer culminate at pay-per-views:

“I liked the way it worked before where they kept you away from each other until you had the match,” he said. “Now, I notice on RAW they are wrestling the same match that they would have on the pay-per-view, so now it’s no wonder that their tickets for SummerSlam weren’t going so briskly as they would have liked because people have already seen it.”

With H/T to WrestlingInc for the transcription.

In case you are interested, we highly suggest watching this match between Hart and Triple H from a few years back. WWE uploaded the entire match, which lasts roughly 10 minutes. It is well worth the watch!

FULL-LENGTH MATCH - Raw - Bret Hart vs. Triple H

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