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WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy: Have to Tell Brother Matt I Love Him After Heartfelt Tweet

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IINovember 21, 2021

RALEIGH, NC - JULY 26:  Jeff Hardy and  Matt Hardy attend the GalaxyCon Raleigh 2019 at Raleigh Convention Center on July 26, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina.  (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)
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WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy told BT Sport's Ariel Helwani that he had to call his brother, AEW wrestler Matt Hardy, and tell him that he loved him after the latter man wrote a heartfelt tweet in appreciation of him.

WWE on BT Sport @btsportwwe

A <a href="https://twitter.com/JEFFHARDYBRAND?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JEFFHARDYBRAND</a> appreciation post โค๏ธ<a href="https://twitter.com/arielhelwani?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@arielhelwani</a> made sure to read some beautiful words from Jeff's brother Matt and we got his reaction...<br><br>"I've got to call him and say 'I love you brother.'"<br><br>Family over everything ๐Ÿ™Œ <a href="https://t.co/FCYDEpg9Jr">pic.twitter.com/FCYDEpg9Jr</a>

Jeff Hardy told Helwani, who read the tweet aloud, that he had not heard or seen his older brother's tweet.

MATT HARDY @MATTHARDYBRAND

I am so proud of my brother. Heโ€™s in an amazing place in his life, both professionally &amp; personally - I hope you support him. Iโ€™m fortunate to vicariously relive our childhood together every single day, thru my 3 boys. Iโ€™m a blessed man &amp; weโ€™re both blessed to still be wrestling. <a href="https://t.co/xWSbyD8T1D">pic.twitter.com/xWSbyD8T1D</a>

Helwani got a live reaction from Jeff Hardy, who is going to wrestle as part of Team SmackDown in the men's Survivor Series match from New York's Barclays Center on Sunday.

Jeff Hardy has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction and been arrested multiple times.

Thankfully, he is sober now and in a far better place while still performing for fans, having done so for WWE in different stints each of the past four decades.

Matt Hardy has wrestled professionally since 1992, while Jeff Hardy has done so since 1994.

They are best known for their death-defying, high-flying performance as the Hardy Boyz tag team during the WWE Attitude Era, putting on a series of classic matches with the likes of Edge and Christian and the Dudley Boyz.

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