Former WWE Referee On How Roster Was Informed About Chris Benoit Tragedy

Former WWE arbitrate Marty Elias recently spoke out during a fan QA about how a register was sensitive of a Benoit tragedy in Jun 2007.

Benoit murdered his mother and son on Jun 22, 2007 before unresolved himself dual days later. WWE initial ran a reverence uncover for Benoit before a sum of what happened emerged, ensuing in a association totally scrubbing him from their history.

Elias, who was with WWE in 2007, told of a surreal atmosphere backstage in quotes transcribed by a UK’s Daily Star.

“For me personally, being there, and being in that whole backstage thing, it wasn’t real. It wasn’t real,” Elias explained.

“When everybody found out, it was a assembly with Vince and Stephanie. They pulled everybody together, and that’s when they done a announcement.”

The proclamation brought a operation of emotions, with many WWE register members being left in a state of shock.

“I meant it was so surreal. Everybody were scratching their heads, and we remember people dispersing, and going off and crying. People only literally being in startle and awe.”

“When they found out that it was a murder/suicide… all only kind of stood still,” Elias continued. “We had another talent meeting, and we were suggested that we weren’t gonna do anything for Chris.”

“It was only a whole opposite vibe. I’ve been backstage during WWE so many times, though that sold instance, during that whole time, was a whole opposite vibe.”

John Cena recently addressed WWE not acknowledging Benoit in a QA in Australia.

“Very formidable question, and I’ll answer it like this,” pronounced Cena. “Often times, we get held adult in a person’s ability and their opening – and this transcends WWE – this is a problem in sport. It is also a problem in entertainment. People will do bad things. But if they are good during what they do, infrequently those things are overlooked.”

“I don’t in trust that. we trust we should take tenure for your actions. All of them. Not only ones that are achieved in front of an audience,” explained Cena. “I consider a company’s position on a whole conditions set a fashion for athletics, and a fashion for interesting of holding tenure for your actions.”

You can review some-more quotes from Elias on Benoit by a Daily Star by clicking here.

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