Huge identify on how he bought ‘punished’ by Vince McMahon for making an attempt to assist Dolph Ziggler 

Hollywood actor and former WWE author Freddie Prince Jr. as soon as bought into an argument with Vince McMahon over Dolph Ziggler’s reserving.

Ziggler made his WWE debut in 2008. He would introduce himself in backstage segments for a number of weeks earlier than lastly getting an opportunity to step into the ring.

Freddie Prince Jr. revealed that he wasn’t a fan of the identify ‘Dolph Ziggler’. He felt {that a} identify like that might restrict his possibilities of success. McMahon, nonetheless, had a transparent imaginative and prescient of how he needed to make use of The Showoff when he debuted.

Talking on Wrestling with Freddie, the She’s All That star stated he tried his finest to keep away from having Ziggler get that identify. He stated that the unique identify mentioned for him was Dolph Diggler, which was later modified to Ziggler. This is what he stated about dropping ‘the great battle’ to Vince McMahon:

“So, it was not an extended argument. I misplaced rapidly. I suppose my punishment for preventing the great battle was I used to be assigned the section to provide the primary time we’re ever going to satisfy this splendidly named wrestler, celebrity, Dolph Ziggler.”


Freddie Prince Jr. on Vince McMahon’s concepts for Dolph Ziggler

Prince revealed that Dolph Ziggler’s quick introduction segments backstage had been utterly McMahon’s concept. Nonetheless, he was the one tasked with carrying them out. He initially thought McMahon was joking when he defined the idea to him.

“So I get the section, and Vince tells me what it’s going to be,” Freddie stated. “He says, ‘he’s simply going to introduce himself.’ I stated, I’m laughing, ‘what do you imply he’s simply going to introduce himself?’ ‘Each week, he’s simply going to return up and say ‘hey, Dolph Ziggler,’ and shake his hand.’ I’m going, ‘we’re not going to only to try this, that’s a extremely quick section. That’s undeserving to get on tv,” stated Prince.

He felt that this angle was ‘unsalvable’. He felt restricted as a result of he could not assist The Showoff because the gameplan for his character had already been laid out. Prince Jr. needed to alter the identify and provides the character extra depth, which he was unable to do.


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