Martha Hart, the widow of the late Owen Hart, slammed Bret
Hart for his comments in the media lately where he suggested
that she is trying to erase the memory of Owen Hart.
Calling the comments reckless, irresponsible, and clearly
untrue, Martha said that Brets comments are solely because
she still refuses to work with WWE to exploit Owens image
for commercial gain. She said that she still believes that
the company was responsible for Owens death and due to that
she cannot and will not support any efforts by WWE to profit
from his memory.
Instead, I, my son Oje and daughter Athena have worked
tirelessly to honor Owen through the good works of The Owen
Hart Foundation, which has exceeded $4 million in gift
giving and contributions toward scholarships, home owner
bursaries, and other special projects that have greatly
improved the lives of so many in Canada and around the
world, Martha said in the statement.
Bret Harts comments are disrespectful and cruel. It is
disappointing that so many in the media have chosen to
report them without seeking my perspective. Whatever Bret
may believe, the fact is that, far from erasing Owens
memory, I have devoted the last 20 years to celebrating his
life in a very public way. I can think of very few people
who have been remembered so glowingly by their spouse, the