Linda McMahon Calls Michael Benoit’s Feelings “Sad & Bitter” is reporting that Linda McMahon’s Senate adversary, Richard Blumenthal, recently brought Michel Benoit, the father of Chris Benoit, to Hartford to speak out against Linda McMahon. McMahon responded to Benoit’s comments by saying, “Michael Benoit’s “feelings are bitter, sad … (he) wants to find an answer and also someone to blame,” Linda McMahon told reporters. She said Chris Benoit “was one of the favorites” and added, “there was never any kind of hint that Benoit had a problem.”