WWE Hall of Fame: The Celebrity Wing
Doesn’t it always seem that Professional Wrestling seeks the approval from the mainstream media? For years, the pseudo sport has always used celebrities from other sports and forms of entertainment. Some have been successful, some not so much, but the goal of every “stunt casting” was always to broaden their appeal and attract a new audience. The WWE Hall of Fame created a celebrity wing to honor such individuals; again with the hope of attracting attention. Currently, the “wing” only houses Baseball legend Pete Rose, and one year phenom, William “The Refrigerator” Perry. We at NIHOF aren’t exactly thrilled with idea of a celebrity wing, but since it exists, we feel that we have come up with a list of five potential inductees for the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame.
78. Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart
We remembered one of Jim Neidhart’s last WWF appearances when Shawn Michaels courted him to join DX. He told Neidhart about how he used to carry Bret Hart and he became overlooked. This may have been a scripted line, but in the early years of the Hart Foundation, it was actually true. As Bret Hart struggled with promos, Neidhart was…Add new comment