Shane Helms has posted several messages on Twitter in defense of his longtime friend, Matt Hardy. He has directed numerous obscenity laced messages to users who disagree with him and also attacked for breaking the news of Hardy's arrest.

"TMZ, a site that profits off the mistakes and downfalls of human beings. How proud they must be. What a bunch of maggots," he wrote.

Hardy's girlfriend, Reby Sky, has also reacted to Hardy's unfortunate twist of fate. She wrote on Twitter, "It hurts to see anyone I love hurt in any way but I have faith that all will be ok. Regardless of what happens. Thanks for the support."

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