Dinner With the King Recap – Recapping WrestleMania Weekend, Reason Behind HOF Stage Change, Last Minute Change to Universal Title Match, More!
Lawler is joined on today’s show by his co-host Glenn Moore.
Lawler says he didn’t attend WWE’s Hall of Fame ceremony this year. WWE told him that they were changing things up and he wouldn’t be hosting the event this year, so Lawler took that as them not wanting him there. He decided to go out for a nice dinner with his girlfriend instead.
Lawler thought it was terrible to see Bret Hart get attacked from behind during his induction speech. Lawler jokes that nobody got attacked when he was hosting the event. In all seriousness, he has no idea what that fan was thinking, but he assumes that the fan wasn’t in his right mind.
He says he spoke to Hart the next day and everything was fine, but Hart was pretty upset about the entire thing and couldn’t understand why the fan would want to attack him.
Lawler says the HOF stage setup was different this year because WWE wanted to save money. Takeover was on Friday and if they would have changed the setup for the Hall of Fame and then changed it back for RAW on Monday it would have cost $250,000, so WWE decided to leave the ring set up and use it as the stage for speeches.