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WWE -- No Killer Zone

6/26/2007 11:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

After authorities revealed the grisly details of Chris Benoit's final days, the WWE is changing their tune. In a televised statement, aired just moments ago on Sci Fi Channel's ECW, Vince McMahon made it clear -- they will no longer honor the memory of the murdering wrestler:

"Last night on 'Monday Night Raw,' the WWE presented a special tribute show, recognizing the career of Chris Benoit. However, now some 26 hours later, the facts of this horrific tragedy are now apparent. Therefore, other than my comments, there will be no mention of Mr. Benoit tonight. On the contrary, tonight's show will be dedicated to everyone who has been affected by this terrible incident. This evening marks the first step of the healing process. Tonight, the WWE performers will do what they do better than anyone else in the world -- entertain you."

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61.

LA Lawyer    

trinity,
you just made my point. They didn't know anything beyond it was a crime scene. Paying tribute to someone without knowing what his involvement was is stupid.

2589 days ago
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Judy    

He made his choice to be a wrestler and being one for 22 years he should by that time know what kind of life it was, that does not explain his actions. As many people are saying it has only been one day since this has happened, we should not be assuming anything nor should we be placing blame on any one. As I said before no one knows what went through his head at the time, but if he did feel everything crashing down on him, and I do believe that this is not something that just happened over night, then maybe he should have swollowed the pride his friends spoke of and asked for help. Our thoughts should be with the people that are left behind and not what happened, lets just wait and see what they find out when all is said and done. We can't change what happened we can only hope that this will be a lesson for any one that feels they are falling apart to get help before it's too late.

2589 days ago
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Sabrina    

Why is it stupid to pay tribute to someone when they die { even by there own hand} people still pay tribute to the murderer OJ Simpson and his career. wtf? Is that cool I think not but people still talk and show his career.

You people need to stop and think about your own selves you are not PERFECT no one is and you know the man couldve have had major problems and know one would help. He was a family man I cant believe what he did. It is wrong but right or wrong the man had a life before he did this and that needs to be remembered also.

WHo are yall to judge? There is a ONLY ONE JUDGE AND THAT IS GOD!!!!!!! not any of you.

2589 days ago
64.

LA Lawyer    

You know, if you're one of the people who are upset that posters are critical of pro (fake) wrestling and steroids, oh, and murderers, then I'm sure there are pure fan sites somewhere.

This is news, and we get to comment on the news. Last night, it was "wait, you'll see, the wife did it..." and a bunch of other nonsense, but everyone has the right to post what they think.

And I think he was a small man who took too many steroids for too long, lost his mind, and murdered his family. And I think the WWE is run by morons.

2589 days ago
65.

linda martinez    

i just want to send my thoughts and prayers to the beniot famiy.. very sad


as far as facts... LA Lawyers you are to harsh.. when my fatass sits at home i dont bug you at the office.. be nice people are passed away..
thanks and yea for paris

2589 days ago
66.

Davone Hockaday    

Say man, Chris went crazy off them dame steriods. I still can't believe they did a hole show for Chris a murder, that right their put me of wwe. It was fake anyway, but that murder wasn't and they still went with it..... he was a legend for the 22 years.

2589 days ago
67.

Sabrina    

You cant think logical when your own a roid rage you defiantly don't stop and wait hours and send text messages and everything else if you are in a rage. He had a physacotic break. He was crying out for help it is sad.

2589 days ago
68.

Goofyintheloofy    

Benoit was a "performer." He was a great "WWE-ECW-WCW and all other corporations superstar." He does one thing, and we tarnish him. This is like the Paris Hilton stuff. Leave the guy alone and leave him in peace. Saying bad things about him is getting us no where. Let the guy rest in peace(or somewhere).

2589 days ago
69.

Goofyintheloofy    

Let the family rest in peace. Arguing about is getting us no where. Leave them ALONE!

2589 days ago
70.

Judy    

Sabrina I would not do something like that if I could not handle it! What I was trying to say was that if you can't stand the heat get out of the kitchen. I have had stressful jobs in my time I found it hard to deal with along with my family life, I choose my family over my career. I am not saying you have no right to feel the loss of a good wrestler, I am saying that the fact is murdering your family is something people don't forget nor do they care what the person done for a living of his choice, that is a cop out. I was one of the people who watched the tribute and cried at the loss of Chris Benoit, I use to watch him on Stampede Wrestling years ago I remember when he first started, I watched wondering what could have happened and prayed that something like this didn't happen. So no I have never done what he did for a living, but other people do and I pray that they don't end up the same way. For all we know there maybe some thing else that they find and it may not be what it seems to be at all.

2589 days ago
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ross webb    

i think it was someone who killed him because they thought he really killed mr. mcmanhon and so they wanted to kill him but when they found his wife and son home at the time they had to kill them to and made it look like a double murder/suicide and it is not steroids period.

2589 days ago
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Corey in OHIO    

What is wrong with everyone?? Here people sit and bicker back and forth on a website while playing private investigators. There are only a few actual facts of this matter. There is a family of 3 dead in GA, it is being investigated by a CRIME UNIT, and the media is doing what they do best, they report the news not always the facts but the news(and this story is in fact NEWS). Vince Mcmahon I'm sure is dealing with grief, anger, and confusion. He should not be chastized for being a wrestling promoter that sells bizare story lines, sex, and just some nasty stuff at times. Shame on everyone who is pointing a finger at Vince. He is a man that has made a lot of money over the years supplying a product that a lot of people find to be delightful. For years people have ridiculed pro-wrestling as being fake and a waste of time but now when some negatove publicity comes out the anti-wrestling people come out of the woodwork with opinions that are totally assenine. Please be respectfull of all of those who lives have been touched by Chris Benoit that are left behind to read some of the nasty things some of you people have posted.

2589 days ago
73.

LA Lawyer    

The fact that he waited to kill his little boy makes him an absolute monster. He thought about it, and still did it. It's cold and calculating. Scary man.

2589 days ago
74.

The 5th Horseman    

Ross it could be the sane real murderers OJ is looking for. Good plot line. Everyone lets go with Ross's angle!

2589 days ago
75.

TONIA    

MOST OF YOU ARE HELL OF RIDICULOUS.... LISTENING TO THESE PEOPLE ON TV AND COPS LIKE MR BOBBY CUTTS... LIKE HELLO..... OHIO??? DID Y'ALL ALREADY FORGET ABOUT THE PREGNANT MOTHER KILLED BY HER FORMER BOYFRIEND? WHERE HE KILLED HER INFRONT OF HIS SON....WHO WAS A LOCAL POLICE OFFICER? AND PERSISTED HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.... AND THESE ARE PEOPLE WE ARE SUPPOSED TO TRUST? AND ARE SUPPOSED TO BE HERE TO PROTECT US... PLEASE MOST OF THEM GOT A DEPARTMENT JOB , HOWEVER WORK FOR THEMSELVES.... WHATEVER THEY CAN GET , THEY TAKE... SOMETIMES THEY DON'T EVEN KNOW WTF IS GOING ON.... BUT TEND TO PUT THE BLAME ON ANYONE THEY CAN..... LOOK I ENJOYED BENOIT IN THE RING.... AND HALF OF Y'ALL WRITING HERE DID TOO.... YOU JUST FAIL TO SEE HIM AS A HUMAN BEING ..... MEMBER ROBERT PICKTON? DIDN'T HE KILL LIKE 87 GIRLS??? PROSTITUTES??? OH BUT WHO CARES BECAUSE.... THEY WERE DRUG ADDICTED AND LIVED ON THE STREETS.... NO ONE REMEMBERS THEM..... TOO CAUGHT UP IN THE SOCIAL LIFE OF ONE STORY AND MOST OF U READ... AND DONT EVEN UNDERSTAND WHAT UR READING CAUSE UR IQ LEVEL ISN'T EVEN THERE....

BENOIT WAS GREAT.....FOR WHO HE WAS
BENOIT WAS REAL....
BENOIT HAD SKILLS.....

BUT REMEMBER THIS BENOIT HAD A FAMILY LIFE OUTSIDE OF WWE...
LIKE YOU AND I....
AND NOT EVERYTHING IS PEACHY ALL THE TIME.... GET WITH FAWKING REALITY PEOPLE.... THIS IS EVERYDAY LIVING.....

IF U PEOPLE COULD TYPE SOMETHING POSITIVE FOR EVERY TIME U WRITE OR READ SOMETHING NEGATIVE.... PEOPLE WOULD COME TOGETHER AND HELP EACHOTHER NOT KILL EACHOTHER.... RETARDS.....

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