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Ric Flair Discusses Hulk Hogan's Hall Of Fame Reinstatement, Racist Comments And More

Posted By: Ben Pearce on Aug 23, 2018

Ric Flair Discusses Hulk Hogan's Hall Of Fame Reinstatement, Racist Comments And More

Ric Flair spoke with WrestlingInc about his feelings toward Hulk Hogan. Below are the highlights.

On if he ever had issues with Hogan in WCW: 

“People keep asking me, the rub was me and Bischoff. It wasn’t me and Hogan. I mean at the end of the day, Hogan was the second person to come see me in the hospital. I don’t know, but he got in a Leer Jet and flew up here I mean, we’ve always been friends.”

On Hogan being reinstated into the WWE Hall of Fame: 

"I’m very happy to see him back. I don’t pretend to understand any of that. I’ve heard so many different sides of the story and all that. I think that anyone who portrays him as anything less than a good person that has done an excellent job, I mean he’s been through a lot — just think about it. His wife was terrible during the divorce and then there was the accident with [Hogan’s] son and then this. I mean, he’s had to go through a lot and the thing is great about Hulk is that he’s still the most expensive guy to get out there to sign autographs. He’s still Hulk Hogan, they can do whatever they want. If you want Hulk Hogan, you gotta have a big wallet, that’s the way it is.”

On Hogan being privately taped saying racist things:

“I mean Jesus C****t, we’re all sitting here wondering if [there’s] a spy camera now, you know? You never know, right? It’s a good thing they never put a camera in my room, [fiancee] Wendy would be a national hero! I couldn’t probably get work for her anywhere! I wonder how I’d react to social media in the 80’s wearing my robe up and down the airplane serving drinks. [I] would have probably ended up on the cover of Time!"

Source: WrestlingInc.com

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