Check out the Stone Cold Truth DVD. During a post-show promo, the wrestlers hold a birthday party for Vince. After some playful prodding by Taker and Austin, Vince ousts himself at 58 years old at the time.
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As soon as I read the "Shell of his former self" without anything else, I figured it would be taken out of context, because you really need to hear the whole thing and even the tone of how Eric said it.