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Mr. T

To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame, Fool

3/17/2014 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mr. T pities anybody who isn't in the WWE Hall of Fame ... because after playing a pivotal role in launching WrestleMania 30 years ago -- the 80s star is finally getting his due.

Vince McMahon says ... T will be this year's celebrity inductee into the Hall of Fame, telling TMZ,  "His WWE appearances were instrumental in helping to establish WrestleMania as the pop-culture phenomenon it is today."

Mr. T famously said he turned the WWE down for a H.O.F. spot in 2009 ...  but now the two sides have buried the hatchet -- and the "A-Team" star will take his rightful place in the celebrity wing.

If you're too young to remember -- Hulk Hogan and T teamed up at the inaugural event ... he also took part in a special boxing match at WrestleMania II against Roddy Piper.

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The Hall of Fame ceremony airs on April 5 ... and will air in its entirety on the WWE Network.

No word on who's inducting T.

With Hogan recently returning to the company though -- we're guessing he's a lock, brother.

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Ferndog68    

Rowdy piper should induct him

220 days ago
17.

biggbear    

Good 2 see T getting some accolades this man did a lot of charity work in his heyday.When he got I'll with Tcell lymphoma where were all the famous people then.T deserves induction and much more a true humanitarian Mr.T for President!!!¡.

220 days ago
18.

Clyde T.M. Nestra    

If your sister, your mother, your brother, your hair dresser, your step-sister's brother-in-law and all of your friends are making thousands of dollars a day on the Internet, why aren't you!?! I would, but I already won the *****ian lottery and am just waiting for the check to arrive. I only had to pay $5000. shipping and handling. I'm SO excited!

220 days ago
19.

Ron Fing Swanson    

If it want for T, Hogan and the rest of those wrestlers/ entertainers putting on a good show in WM1. There probably no WM30.

219 days ago
20.

Pure Evil    

Mr T is due for a stroke.

219 days ago
21.

Numapass    

I pity the.....oh forget it.

218 days ago
22.

chris morris    

congratulations mr t being inducted to the wwe hall of fame

214 days ago
23.

DePollo    

watching it live, he's 7min into his speech reading off a paper, and he's talked about his mother for 5 of those minutes!!

201 days ago
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