Jeff Hardy’s release from WWE has set the Twitterverse on fire. Both Jeff and his brother Matt Hardy are trending on the social media service in the wake of the surprising news. It’s not the way fans wanted to see their favorite tag team wind up on the trending topics list.

While Matt Hardy has seen over 1,000 tweets and is trending in the wrestling category, Jeff’s popularity has shown to be massive. About 30,000 fans have tweeted about The Charismatic Enigma since the news broke. Around the world, those with an interest in wrestling or even a nostalgia for the glory days when the Hardyz ruled tag team wrestling are showing their appreciation and concern.

Matt Hardy himself joined the party last night. He posted a tribute to his brother and his family. Hardy said Jeff has the best heart and soul of anyone he’s ever met.

Fans also shared their favorite moments, such as when the brothers returned to WWE as a WrestleMania surprise. Plenty of videos of TLC matches of the past were also enthusiastically shared. There was a major outpouring of support for Jeff Hardy.


Wrestlers are always looking for a way to get their name out there. For Jeff and Matt Hardy, this isn’t the way they would’ve liked to have seen things go down. It can’t be easy reading some of the nasty fan speculation.

Overwhelmingly, though, fans have been supportive of Jeff Hardy. He’s facing a difficult time, regardless of the circumstances may have brought it about. You can check out some tweets from fans in support of the Hardy family below.

What are your favorite Hardy Boyz memories? Let us know in the comments!

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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