As we reported earlier today, the wrestling world has lost another legend with the passing of Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. Since the news of his passing many wrestlers and members of the wrestling community have taken to Twitter to post their thoughts and feelings on Neidhart and his passing.
My Good Friend Jim Neidhart, A World Class Athlete And A Man Among Men. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/JSmdpZ9YZ1
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) August 13, 2018
Sad to hear about the passing of Jim Neidhart. Condolences to his family, friends and fans. Jim was an important part of the landscape during one of the most important periods in the industry. RIP Jim,
— Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) August 13, 2018
Saddened To Hear Jim Neidhart Has Passed. My Prayers Are With His Families. Guess God Needed An “Anvil” Angel RIP Jim🙏🏻
— SGT SLAUGHTER (@_SgtSlaughter) August 13, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Neidhart family
— Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat (@real_steamboat) August 13, 2018
The only thing bigger than his on-screen character was his heart.
Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart loved performing with & spending time with his family…and he made us all smile while doing it.
Thinking of @NatbyNature, @TJWilson, & the entire Hart family during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/ahWuWGXInv
— Triple H (@TripleH) August 13, 2018
I ❤️ you @NatbyNature. No one is stronger than you.
— Smackdown Womens Champion (@CarmellaWWE) August 13, 2018
My condolences to @NatbyNature & her family over the loss of her father, Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart. My thoughts, prayers & heart are with you, Nattie.
— #WOKEN Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) August 13, 2018
My heart & condolences goes to @NatbyNature & @TJWilson & family through this tough time! So sad to hear the loss of Jim. The bond between Natti & her father was unbreakable! He is your angel every step of the way! RIP – the @WWE family is praying for you ! 🙏🏼
— Dana Brooke WWE (@DanaBrookeWWE) August 13, 2018
I’m not in the mood to write much. I just wanted to publically show my support for Ellie, Jenni, Muffy, @NatbyNature & @TJWilson I was honored to be allowed into the inner sanctum of the Hart family. Jim Neidhart always showed me love.🙏 #RIPAnvil
— Mauro Ranallo (@mauroranallo) August 13, 2018
— Kurt Angle (@RealKurtAngle) August 13, 2018
Fellow Hart Foundation member and Neidhart’s former tag team partner, Bret Hart, also took to Twitter after he learned of Neidhart’s passing.
Stunned and saddened. I just don’t have the words right now. pic.twitter.com/fcO8Skuuhz
— Bret Hart (@BretHart) August 13, 2018