Diana Hart reflects on Davey & Owen

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One of the members of the legendary Hart family, the widow of “The British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith, the sister of Bret “Hitman” Hart & the late Owen Hart, the mother of WWE RAW superstar, D.H. Smith, & the official Monday Night Mayhem MySpace Columnist was one of the special guests of Monday Night Mayhem’s “Sweeps Month” (presented by Sweet Sunshine Sauces) — which can be heard in streaming audio every week (hosted by The Big Mosh, Blade, & DFL), and heard LIVE at 8PM ET/7PM CT every Monday night) exclusively on The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network (www.MondayNightMayhem.com, www.OnlineWorldOfWrestling.com, & www.ITunes.com).

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Here are some of the highlights from Diana’s interview on the show, provided by The Mayhem’s co-host, John “The Big Mosh” Masiulionis

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Diana was welcomed back to the program for the first time in well over one year, and since Diana’s initial Mayhem appearance the night after WrestleMania 23, she has become one of The Mayhem’s official MySpace columnists. Her latest blog about her trip to this year’s “Showcase Of The Immortals” & the WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremonies is now available at www.MySpace.com/MondayNightMayhem. While there, please feel free to friend request the show. In addition, check out Diana’s official MySpace page at www.MySpace.com/DianaHartSmith.

Diana said that she is doing very well, despite the “pissy stuff with D.H.” that many fans around the world have seen with her son & WWE RAW superstar, Harry Smith. On a positive note, she believes that her family is stronger than that to let them down and put them in bad spirits. She celebrated Mother’s Day with Harry, her daughter (Georgia), & her sister (Allison). The family was going to be remembering & honoring the memory of Diana’s late husband, “The British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith, on the sixth anniversary of his passing this month.

This month the wrestling world also remembers the passing of Diana’s brother, Owen Hart. With regards to both Davey & Owen, she wanted to let the fans know that despite the trials & tribulations her family has endured and even though it has been a rough past ten years for the Harts (including the passing of her parents: Stu & Helen), she thinks about the both them “often & everyday…very fondly.” Diana dreams about them a lot and feels their presence on a daily basis.

Diana wished to go on record about her feelings regarding WWE superstar, John Bradshaw Layfield “shooting” on her son a few weeks back on Monday Night RAW @ The Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Diana described Layfield’s remarks to Harry (how his father, his family & not even God could save him from the beating he was going to take in their match) as a “cheap shot,” and does feel to an extent that Harry was “raped & pillaged” before the audience. She honestly would love to see someone with the character of her late husband, brother, or father be in the locker room of the WWE today that would have been willing to set the record straight in the process after that happened. She is surprised that he has not received the push that not only she thinks he deserves, but Harry’s fans believe he deserves now.

On the topic of both Owen & Davey possibly going into the WWE Hall Of Fame, Diana hopes they both do soon, and in fact, she thought that Davey was going to go in as part of this year’s class. She would love to see them both forever enshrined. Diana believes though that Owen’s widow, Martha, may put up some resistance about that though, but at the same time, she does not know whether or not she can stop the WWE from honoring Owen. She thinks it would be nice to see Owen’s two children, Oje & Athena, see their father receive the praise from his peers. And after spending some recent time within the past year or so with Davey’s father (for the first time in many years), she would absolutely embrace Davey going into the WWE HOF — especially if his father could be there to see the night.

Mosh & Blade switched gears, and asked Diana about her comments about the WWE Wellness Policy & whether or not the strides they have taken have been enough, or if more needs to be done. She thoroughly believes the WWE “is trying,” but “they might not be trying in all the right ways.” She does not worry about Harry or Nattie being on the road, as both of them have seen a lot of things along the way. Diana does not classify herself as “a blind parent” at all whatsoever, but does have some questions about Harry’s much talked-about WWE suspension — which she said was based on an incident from back in October. She is a little surprised that the company waited close to two months to publicize the results of that failed test, and then do something at that point. Based on that, Diana does wonder whether or not the same rules are being applied to everyone.”

And there is more in this near 35-minute Mayhem “Sweeps” interview — including Diana’s thoughts & comments on Jim Ross’ poignant blog about her brother Owen, how she feels she “lost Davey twice” in her life, the controversy surrounding his passing & his autopsy (including the last time she saw him alive), how she credits the WWE for trying to save Davey’s life, as well as the fear of having your spot replaced in today’s business. One of the most open individuals to ever appear on airwaves of The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network is the one & only Diana Hart Smith.

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