Cable news host Nancy Grace spoke about the Ultimate Warrior’s death on her show on Wednesday night and right off the bat, the narrative was that pro wrestling has lost another legend due to drugs.
“This isn’t the first time we’ve seen wrestlers die young. Nancy Grace talks with Diamond Dallas Page, a former professional wrestler, about the death of Hellwig and other wrestlers.”
Grace continuously stated that “rumors are swirling” that steroids were a factor in Warrior’s death, repeatedly showed a scrolling list of wrestlers who died young and even mistakenly said that Owen Hart and referee Mark Curtis died of a drug overdoses. Her segment set off a huge backlash on Twitter, with several of Owen’s friends pointing out the hurtful inaccuracy and slamming Grace:
Here’s video of the segment:
* BRET HART Makes Controversial Comments About ULTIMATE WARRIOR’s Death