Goldberg To Bret Hart: I Love You, Don't Be Such A Prick, And Grow Up

Goldberg says it is what it is.

At WCW Starrcade, Goldberg kicked Bret Hart in the head, and the blow effectively ended Hart's in-ring career due to a concussion. Hart has repeatedly taken shots at Goldberg over the years due to the injury.

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Speaking on Busted Open Radio, Goldberg brought up Bret Hart's issues with him while discussing the "Who Killed WCW?" series.

"The Bret Hart thing, it just saddens me as a human being. That’s all. First and foremost, I would never wish ill will upon any opponent or anyone like that. To have an accident like that happen and end someone’s career, especially someone who’s one of the best that ever was, 100%, it sucks. I’m not asking anybody to understand, I’m just saying, just leave me alone, dude. [Laughs]," Goldberg said.

Goldberg was asked about warning Hart that the kick was coming, and he said that he did. He then said that he loved Hart, but he told him not to be such a prick.

“Yes sir, 100%. Put your hand up. Do whatever you gotta do. It is what it is. Come on, man. I love you, Bret. Don’t be such a prick. That’s all. Grow up," Goldberg said.

Goldberg was then asked to describe what an interaction between him and Hart would look like now. He reiterated that he wished Hart would get over it. The WWE Hall of Famer also said that he would not be a victim of the accident anymore.

“I’ve always said I was gonna kill him, but you know me, dude. I can’t do that. I love the guy. He’s an icon. Just get over it. That’s all. I’m sorry. What do you want me to do? As a human being, it saddens me that he can’t come to grips with…it sucks. It was more than an accident. It sucks. It just sucks. But I’m not gonna be a victim of it [laughs], not anymore. I feel bad, but it’s not gonna draw me down and be a negative in my life by any stretch. It just is what it is. If it comes up and I see Bret, my natural reaction is gonna be to headbutt him. But I’m a 57-year-old man, dude. I can’t go around and do stuff like that anymore. That’s just an emotional reaction. It’s like having a beef with [Ric] Flair at this age. Really? What are you gonna do? Come on, please. I love you, you’re an icon. Let’s move on. But it’s easy for me to say move on when it’s not me and it didn’t end my career. So next question," Goldberg said.

Goldberg recently referred to Bret Hart as a moron. Click here to see what he had to say.

Goldberg has also said that he can only say he's sorry so many times.

Bret Hart previously called Goldberg the most unprofessional wrestler in the business. Check out his comments here.

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