Jerry Jarrett rips on Vince Russo

Aug 22, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck

Legendary promoter rips Russo: Mike Mooneyham published a story with
Jerry Jarrett among others offering their opinion on TNA’s current
television product. Jarrett, 68, who co-founded the company in 2002,
describes writer Vince Russo as a cancer holding back the television
show. “Until they make radical surgical changes in creative, and unless
they get some people who comprehend the wrestling business, they are
doomed to be the financial drain on Panda (majority owner Panda Energy)
that they are now and have been since inception. The core of their
problems is the creative development of their product. They have to cut
the cancer out.” He added: “(Russo) obviously has qualities that I don’t
recognize or understand… How can a person who has a 15-year history of
failure still keep a job?” Jarrett goes on to describe the hiring of
Russo as a “horrendous mistake” he allowed to happen during his tenure
in the early days of the company. “There are numerous statements where I
tried to tell Jeff what an idiot he was. It was just a problem from Day

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(credit: Wrestling Globe Newsletter, Mike Informer)

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