The conclusion to wrestling's darkest hour, including startling revelations about the troubled mind of Chris Benoit before he killed his wife and son and then took his own life.
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  • It almost made me cry 😭 low key my top favorite superstar are Eddie , Chris and Rey , Batista n cm punk n now chavo n Jericho god bless this guys really appreciate them 😭💪🏻

    jose Wilkersonjose Wilkerson18 orë më parë
  • God, look at how much pain he caused. If Chris Benoit knew what kind of agony he caused, would he have done that?

    grizzlytomahawkgrizzlytomahawkDitë më parë
  • I'm sorta glad that they all got together for this.

    Anthony GiannoneAnthony GiannoneDitë më parë
  • I feel bad for Chris still, if he didn't do what he did, I don't think he had a very good quality of life these days anyway, there heads were used as battering rams damn near.

    Anthony GiannoneAnthony GiannoneDitë më parë
  • she says "I won't go further" and then she says more about it.

    Anthony GiannoneAnthony GiannoneDitë më parë
  • I remember watching the memorial, it was so sad.

    Anthony GiannoneAnthony GiannoneDitë më parë
  • I know this is a serious documentary, but when they started showing the chair head's just so hard to believe that people are into this shit. Completely fake but they still find ways to damage a person more than any other contact or combat sport can. Fucking goofy.

    Internet GasInternet GasDitë më parë
  • I’m from Laredo, Texas and lived in Corpus Christi! I find it weird that the doc mentions both! 🧐

    Melissa FloresMelissa FloresDitë më parë
  • Sad for everyone involved, but the damage stays more with those who stay behind like Chris’s son and those who knew him and his family. Shame on the WWE for casting him aside, and not aiding his family who were left distraught. Vince didn’t take the initiative to handle the situation behind the scenes and reach out to help Benoit’s remaining family. JR had to take all the crap at the funeral instead of Vince who was the chairman. Totally irresponsible on WWE’s part. Sweeping the dirt under the rug doesn’t remove it, it just continues to gather further.Cheers to Chavo and Jericho for being just and helping David with the hand he was dealt with.

    Lucas MartinLucas MartinDitë më parë
  • does anyone know where the footage of Chris celebrating with Nancy Daniel and David in the ring can be found?

    Family ManFamily ManDitë më parë
  • "For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?" Funny how this quote is from the bible but it is always religious clowns who dont practice it. ... And F everybody who enjoy the freak shows , nfl , wrestling etc

    Son Insolence AllsaintSon Insolence AllsaintDitë më parë
  • Chris benoit wasn't the same since Eddie. Eddie's passing effect Benoit made him completely lost

    reptile kingreptile king2 ditë më parë
  • Season 3 subject's starrcade 1997, vince buying wcw, matt hardy lita edge love triangle, owen accidentally dropping austin on his head,

    TheJoec2005TheJoec20052 ditë më parë
  • What Jericho says around <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="2100">35:00</a> is so haunting and truthful. Breaks my heart

    durden2480durden24802 ditë më parë
  • Wrestling is evil they worship the devil

    ruby Garcia Gonzalezruby Garcia Gonzalez2 ditë më parë
  • So what about the third child

    Erick SandovalErick Sandoval2 ditë më parë
  • God Bless you David. May you have peace the rest of your days.

    cjcj3 ditë më parë
  • People are so quick to hate & that’s greatly contributed to the horrible things in the world today... We as human beings overall have lost our empathy, compassion & desire to be bothered to look beyond the face of something, it’s sad because it’s usually the people that know very little about something that spread the most hate, it’s hard to be happy in a world filled with so much judgement & negativity.... I’m not just talking about Benoit, but everything overall. Every action has a reaction, but people usually only tend to care & focus on the reaction... I’m not in any way condoning what Benoit did, but I try to imagine the turmoil going on in his mind to even fathom something like that being the only way out in his mind, let alone actually doing it!! He needed help & even he probably didn’t know that!! The brain damage he had probably left him truly believing down was up & up was down... Plus back then we knew little about the seriousness of brain damage caused to Wrestlers (or WWE hid it), especially repeated brain injury over time, our brains & brain cells aren’t built to sustain that kind of constant abuse & still function normally. It’s like if you thrash a brand new car constantly, it’ll still run fine for a while (sometimes), but down the track things will start breaking & wearing out faster. Benoit was what forced the issue to be looked into properly... It’s not about “making excuses”, it’s a very probable reason, on top of his grief about Eddy, we don’t have to like that there’s a genuine medical reason that might not have anything to do with “roid rage”, but we can’t deny facts just because we don’t like them, I think people tend to just prefer to be able to view people as monsters so they feel like they could never possibly be the same... Fans love Wrestlers but the industry itself doesn’t care one bit about them & that’s the truth, they’re literally used as tools until they’re done with them & then they’re tossed away like they’re nothing & left to live with the destruction their dream did to their minds & bodies... I don’t think Wrestlers actually grasped the full extent of just how little they’d be cared for by the industry & how much physical & mental damage it’d cause them when they first go into it, things are a bit different now, mostly because of Benoit, but it’s still not good... The only times they’re treated well by the industry is while they’re at their height making WWE mega millions & no one wrestler does that for very long... I’m a female & I love Wrestling but only in recent years am I really starting to grasp how lonely & used they must really feel when they’re not in the ring, especially once they’re not “#1” anymore. To destroy their bodies, be treated like royalty by the industry (if they’re lucky) for a short time, then discarded to make way for the next cash cow, that can’t feel good no matter who you are... They don’t even make much money for what they do, the industry gets most of it!! Ever noticed how most wrestlers, even the ones that’ve been working for many years usually live in average houses? Most of their designer clothes are sponsored, if they have anything of huge value it’s usually a car cause most guys love that, but I’ve noticed the few that have multi million dollar mansions & cars ect tend to be the ones that’ve also been stars in big movies & clothing labels ect, that’s where they’ve actually made most of their fortune from, they really make FA, even most UFC fighters don’t make that much money.... WWE is good at creating mirages & covering things up, it’s what they do best, I bet that’s why they didn’t reach out to the Benoit family cause they already knew they had a role to play too but wanted to distance themselves from it, but Benoits case more than anything else before it uncovered just how battered & uncared for Wrestlers really are, but the worst part is because of “what happened” too many people were/are too busy hating on Benoit & missing the point & real issue completely while it’s quietly being covered over by the swift changing of some Wrestling rules & protocols ect.... It’s nice to see a quick scroll through comments shows a lot more maturity & less hate... His living son shouldn’t be burdened with hate for something someone else did, that makes no physiological or moral sense!! He lost his whole family too & was only a kid himself at the time!! Nice to see more love & less hate in most comments here ☺️💜

    Knowledge is PowerKnowledge is Power3 ditë më parë
  • Chris Jericho: Wrestling Angel The guy is GOAT

    assassinsknightassassinsknight3 ditë më parë
  • I'm glad David and Sandra could connect.

    Chareb8Chareb83 ditë më parë
  • This is the second episode I've watched where they wanted to get information out to the "fans" prematurely because business must go on. So much has happened with the company yet they never learned to do better.

    Chareb8Chareb83 ditë më parë
  • Holy moly, there is a LOT to unpack here. I stumbled across this by accident, and I remember hearing the man's name in the news. Mr. Jericho seems like a genuine human being. I know he is going to be on one of my favorite shows coming up, and people are calling him names, but what a genuine human being. I never knew that these guys were so articulate and devoted to their families, so shame on me!!! I'd love to hear other people's thoughts on this, because it's so complex. For example, the program referenced the fact that the promoters were only interested in these larger than life characters, and he wanted that so bad he took these risks. I had NO idea what these men and women go through. At the end, I had more questions than answers, but wow. Way to go to the ladies and gents at Vice on this one. Thought provoking stuff.

  • all he had to do is quit doing the flying headbutt

    aaronaaron3 ditë më parë
  • This story is sad on so many levels. I appreciate them telling the story of Eddie because I think Eddie was the one to keep Benoit "centered" in a sense. I believe if Eddie hadn't passed then Benoit would've sought help for the CTE & dark thoughts. Benoit seems like one of those that does things based on his best friends opinion or help. You have two families that were impacted and i feel so bad for David; people can try to demonize him for honoring his father but... we can't say how we would act in that situation. I'm a daddy's girl so if my father was to kill my mom and sibling at the age David was.... I don't know how i would feel. I feel David holds on to the "happier" times but he also knows what his dad did to his step brother and mother. It's a horrible situation to put a child through. I remember so much about Benoit case since I was a teenager at the time he killed his family but this doc was the best to put it all together with a lot of the families commentary.

    StL ChulitaStL Chulita3 ditë më parë
  • Chris Jericho is the man! Dude got my absolute respect.

    Pratik SmithPratik Smith4 ditë më parë
  • David is an innocent victim, sins of the father should not go unto the son

    Matt BeaucheneMatt Beauchene4 ditë më parë
  • Really unfair of the wrestling world to lump Benoit's son into Chris's actions. Hope both families can heal

    johnnyv1938johnnyv19384 ditë më parë
  • This is fucking intense...

    Joe ShieldJoe Shield4 ditë më parë
  • Jim Ross solid in my eyes he definitely don’t deserve to be in hall of fame. Such a coward chris was

    guwapDCFINESTguwapDCFINEST4 ditë më parë
  • Can you guys make this video available in the UK??

    therand0m1taliantherand0m1talian4 ditë më parë
  • I wonder if I'm the only one that thinks Chris and Eddie were more than just best friends? If you know what I mean? Just sayin... 😒

    Graham NalepaGraham Nalepa4 ditë më parë
    • They weren't. They just had a super strong bond since they seen each other more than they ever saw their own familes for damn near 30 years

      JokerizbadassJokerizbadass2 ditë më parë
    • I never said it, but it crossed my mind many times.

      MrDylanJoshuaMrDylanJoshua4 ditë më parë
  • Chris apparently was a victim too...i doubt he meant what he did

    ed durangoed durango4 ditë më parë
  • I think Chris and Eddie were more than friends and he just didn’t know how to cope. He lost the love of his life being Eddie but he couldn’t let anybody know. He was just lost without Eddie and felt like a fraud.

    Natalie ReyesNatalie Reyes4 ditë më parë
    • Yeah it seemed that way too. You can kind of tell when they’re all speaking of Chris and Eddies relationship

      Lilith NyxLilith NyxDitë më parë
    • Yeah I might be wrong but to me it seems like the way he reacted made it look like they were soulmates and lovers not just friends, not that anything is wrong with that, I’m just saying it seems like that to me as well.

      JPJP2 ditë më parë
  • Almost 13 years later it still doesn’t make sense, Chris Benoit you were and always will be my favorite wrestler.

    rashad jeffersonrashad jefferson4 ditë më parë
  • I think Nancy should be in the hof

    Jae PhantomJae Phantom4 ditë më parë
  • To see chavo pop up and console him surprised me and impressed me. Chavo is real

    Wig SplitterWig Splitter4 ditë më parë
    • And the aunt too this is too much

      Wig SplitterWig Splitter4 ditë më parë
  • It's so unnerving seeing how much David resembled his father.

    Null And VoidNull And Void5 ditë më parë
  • This two part documentary on Benoit is so sad... It's tragic because he was a really great wrestler but after he did what he did... I just don't see him the same way. He was so wrong for that. His own wife and son.... Eddie and Chris just needed to retire after there wrestlemania moment. That would have been a great ending for the both of them. Don't think they were suppose to stay in the WWE industry forever. Nancy was probably so scared before she died. How sick

    Cody WoodwardCody Woodward5 ditë më parë
  • Chris Jericho has a point: With his double murder-suicide actions, Chris Benoit was that close to destroying the business of pro wrestling. And when I watched of the double murder-suicide saga, I thought pro wrestling was going to take a very long time to recover.

    joesakic91joesakic915 ditë më parë
  • Ugh, this was back at the height of WWE, I remember loving it back then... And then the deaths over and over just made it so hard

    Cordy CatCordy Cat5 ditë më parë
  • Benoit was innocent in my eyes... They should open back up the case but I feel that they won’t cause they have they mind set up on him being a murderer... A lot of stuff from crimes scene was moved and changed a lot... yes I know ppl gonna day his brain was messed up and no I don’t think it was steroids cause he had been takin them for a long time but I think he was framed and held at his will until he was murdered and that would explain him callin Chavo sending mixed signals and sending weird text messages

    Nel 2000Nel 20005 ditë më parë
  • His son that’s around now said he’s still his hero?? He murdered his brother and step mom that was great to him and if he was in the house he would be dead too wtf weird ass people

    Mikey MMikey M5 ditë më parë
    • Chris Benoit the father and pro wrestler is his hero. Not June 22-25th 2007 Chris Benoit

      Jareck FrohlichJareck Frohlich4 ditë më parë
  • Hold up hold up did I hear the cop say the neighbor ran out saying Daniel dead Daniels dead but then say they went upstairs and that’s when they saw Daniel????

    Victor HollingsworthVictor Hollingsworth5 ditë më parë
    • Yes? And the problem?

      Internet GasInternet GasDitë më parë
  • And keep in mind at this time that Vince himself was in the middle of a death angle of himself until this happened...

    Mike BreslinMike Breslin6 ditë më parë
  • He was intoxicated..

    Nick GonzalezNick Gonzalez6 ditë më parë
  • He had to be taking xanax..and also drinking..many many many murders are committed in inner city youth with taking bars with no drinking

    Nick GonzalezNick Gonzalez6 ditë më parë
  • I am so pissed he killed Nancy and little Daniel. He took away David's little brother. What a smuck!

    Lisa RyanLisa Ryan6 ditë më parë
  • Why did they ask if anyone from the wwe reach out like they had an obligation to reach out and care for a murderers family? They are a business, the only connection was that they employed Chris.

    Deltafarce31Deltafarce316 ditë më parë
  • I love his sons endurance, I wish him well. I love how he still sees his dad as his hero but still pays his respects to Nancy and acknowledges her tragedy.

    KxngDevKxngDev6 ditë më parë
  • I know this is a sensitive topic, but what music is being played around the <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1129">18:49</a> mark?

    TangoEcho BravoTangoEcho Bravo6 ditë më parë
  • This is probably the saddest thing I've ever watched.

    Jessie EermitJessie Eermit6 ditë më parë
  • I think he regretted what he did, that's why he looked up Elisha then killed himself. He couldn't handle what he did. So horrible.

    Jessie EermitJessie Eermit6 ditë më parë
    • That man was a coward

      guwapDCFINESTguwapDCFINEST4 ditë më parë
  • Damn this was deep

    Marcus MajorsMarcus Majors6 ditë më parë
  • The act of what he did is unthinkable and unforgivable. But it is hard to separate a wrestler you once admire and considered your favorite for his talent in the the wrestling ring. As a performer, he was one of the greatest. But as a human being, he is the worst and does not deserve to be recognize based on his actions.

    Frank MirandaFrank Miranda6 ditë më parë
    • As a human being, his brain was deteriorated. The first step he took in that professional ring, was the day he lost himself.

      JonesiBoy BeastmodeJonesiBoy Beastmode3 ditë më parë
  • My opinion, I think they was killed. I can't see him killing his Wife, Kid,than himself

    Chucky BlackChucky Black6 ditë më parë
  • A coward from life indeed... an even bigger coawrd for killing two innocent people ...... everybkdy seems to ssy he was great etc, this man deserves 0 excuses... he was a murderer.

    uchihaRZAuchihaRZA6 ditë më parë
  • With if one of the Bible’s left by Benoit was the one given to him by Eddie

    easy money24easy money247 ditë më parë
  • Chris Jericho really is a stand up guy man. The fact that he reunited them was heartwarming

    The Black KakashiThe Black Kakashi7 ditë më parë
  • You can easily duck the wellness policy, as long as you are making plenty of money for the company or you are next in line to take over the company, I remember CM punk talking about asking Triple H if he took the same piss test that CM punk just had to take an Triple H had nothing to say, we're so the story goes. I like both triple H and CM punk, just peddling along information I heard. Also, guys like Brock Lesnar, who I also like, making plenty of money for the company, why would they want to fuck that up just if he pissed dirty or tested dirty for steroids or PED's or whatever the case may be. Overall, the drug policy it is basically public relations bullshit and nonsense.

    Trevor MendozaTrevor Mendoza7 ditë më parë

    Ronald CraigRonald Craig7 ditë më parë
  • Any Chris Benoit documentary always makes me sad as fuck and I'm not even a wrestling fan anymore. It's still shocking and unreal to believe what happened and how it happened.

    Hairy AssBurgersHairy AssBurgers7 ditë më parë
  • This was moving.. so emotional .. I’m sitting here crying .. couldn’t imagine..

    A MacA Mac7 ditë më parë
  • I don’t blame Vince and anyone who doesn’t want to mention him in the wwe because this is very horrific and honestly he had a mental issue and when the issue gets bigger if not taking care of can lead into serious things like this

    junior Chandlerjunior Chandler7 ditë më parë
  • The FACT that Chris Jericho and Chavo Guerrero managed to reconnect David with his aunt made me respect both of them more outside of the ring than inside. Stay strong, David Benoit. I wish you the best.

    JakeSnakeAwesome97JakeSnakeAwesome977 ditë më parë
  • How poorly they treated David just because of his last name

    Joker 77Joker 778 ditë më parë
  • "I felt like I the most unwanted person in the building, because I was a WWE guy" can't imagine how comfortable it was for any employee of WWE knowing they praised a Benoit without realizing what actually happened

    Joker 77Joker 778 ditë më parë
  • I wished they took mental illness seriously, if they did , I feel like a lot of wrestlers death wouldn’t have happened

    Aleesha JAleesha J8 ditë më parë
    • If the person suffering from mental illness hides and covers up their demons it's tough for people to even know they need help. But don't put this on mental illness, he knew exactly what he was doing. He might not have been in his right mind but he wasn't gone to the point of being disconnected from reality, he clearly knew right from wrong.... Him drinking all that liquor shows he was experiencing grief before and after killing his family.

      benny pittbenny pitt7 ditë më parë
  • I saw Chris autopsy report and it says that he was wearing swimming trunks with white socks and black athletic shoes .... what kind of a weird dress combination is that? Especially before committing suicide....seems like someone put those clothes on him in a hurry 😳

    Ron SRon S8 ditë më parë
    • He had a BBQ Friday so I'm assuming those were his clothes from that day

      JokerizbadassJokerizbadass2 ditë më parë
  • I cant bring myself to blame WWE or be mad at them for holding the Tribute show. They didnt know until after the show.

    Jordan RomanJordan Roman8 ditë më parë
  • I will never overshadow what happened but what if that match between Benoit and CM Punk took place. Wouldve been a match for the ages.

    Jordan RomanJordan Roman8 ditë më parë
  • My heart for the family and friends bro. I’m fucking sad. But I’m also fucking happy they clarified how eddy fucking died. It is eerie how they died though.

    Roxxanne MayhemRoxxanne Mayhem8 ditë më parë
  • Jericho is an angel

    Dakota WinnieDakota Winnie8 ditë më parë
  • I understand what J.r meant about the tribute show that they got bad info I get it

    StoneKold10XStoneKold10X8 ditë më parë
  • I’m very in the middle with how I feel but lemme ask you all this what do the people think of what new jack said about the incident

    Kyle GraserKyle Graser8 ditë më parë
  • I would have loved to have heard the last passage in his journal to Eddie.

    Dee_Andie_88Dee_Andie_888 ditë më parë
  • It's so sad, but I'm glad to see Chavo and Sandra comforting David in this interview. And kudos to Jericho for getting David and Sandra together. I've always liked Jericho a lot, he really is a great guy.

    deucesolodeucesolo8 ditë më parë
  • They never mentioned how the older son felt about still being alive. I wanna know what he thinks if he was at the house that night if he would of been murdered as well.

    Steven DileonardoSteven Dileonardo8 ditë më parë
    • Really... what do you believe he thinks?

      benny pittbenny pitt7 ditë më parë
  • Makes me wanna buy a recent Rasslin game just to create a Chaverico!

    Luke DeMuszLuke DeMusz8 ditë më parë
    • Or you can just make them a tag team and bury the entire tag team division and one win wwe Championship the other either world heavyweight Championship or the universal championship

      Jesus CortezJesus Cortez4 ditë më parë
  • Damn such a sad story s/o to the family members affected by that horrible tragedy

    Rodeo FatherRodeo Father8 ditë më parë
  • Ugly cried as soon as David and is aunt hugged. David is a spitting image of his father. I couldn't imagine the emotions Davids aunt was feeling seeing him for the first time after all those years. Must of felt like seeing a ghost.

    Richard McCauleyRichard McCauley8 ditë më parë