— TNA has announced it will begin a new five-part video series beginning this Friday to reintroduce Jeff Hardy to storylines and show fans what he’s being doing during his five month absence from the company.
“This Friday at IMPACTWRESTLING.com – exclusive footage of Jeff Hardy! The superstar speaks for the first time before his return to IMPACT WRESTLING next Thursday (9/8) on Spike TV.”
— WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was asked on Wednesday about Matt Hardy’s disturbing “Goodbye” YouTube video. Many fans mistook the video for a suicide letter and called 911, which led police to visit Matt Hardy’s home to check on him and declare that he is “fine.” The video was later revealed to be a hoax – and the storyline death of Matt’s “Matthew Hardy” alter ego.
Jim Ross responded to the fiasco on Twitter, responding to a fan who asking him about the situation. Ross tweeted:
“Embarrassingly bad publicity stunt by all accounts.”