We were all terribly sad to hear about the passing of legendary wrestling interviewer Mean Gene Okerlund, whose death was announced this morning in a somber post on WWE.com. As is usually the case these days, many of his friends and co-workers took to Twitter to remember Mean Gene. We’ve gathered some of those tweets here.
Naturally Triple H and Stephanie McMahon spoke not just for themselves, but for the company:
On the other hand, one of the most striking tweets was from Charlotte Flair, who remembered the time that Gene interviewed her entire family when she was a kid:
Then there were the tweets from the still-living legends of wrestling, some of whom worked with Mean Gene back in the day.