Alberto Del Rio has not been one to keep quiet about his time at the WWE after being forced out of Vince McMahon's company last year.
Del Rio was fired after he reportedly hit a WWE employee who was said to have made a racist joke directed at the Mexican star. The employee Del Rio hit was also fired but that couldn't save Del Rio from the axe.
The trend of Del Rio speaking to the media about all the lows of working at the WWE has continued this week, when in an interview with Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Del Rio - who now wrestles under the name Alberto El Patron - revealed how life was hell working for McMahon and WWE's creative team.
Fines for Improvising
Del Rio was talking about how passionate his promos have been in Ring of Honor and everywhere else and that it wasn't like that in the WWE because they demand wrestlers to say every single word of their script, or else you get heavily fined.
"In the other place (WWE), I never said anything because I wanted to. And if, for some reason, I changed one line, they were all mad and would be fining me. So people need to understand, when you work for that place, you are like a robot. You need to do exactly what they say and how they say it … You could get fined over everything" - Alberto Del Rio.
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Stars running Scared
Del Rio then went on to reveal that everyone is scared of making mistakes, which makes you wonder how anyone is supposed to go out and grab Vince McMahon's brass ring that he loves to reference when they can't be themselves.
"Everybody is terrified. We all were—or they are—terrified of changing something or trying something new. Of course there are some exceptions who can do and say whatever they want. But that rule doesn't apply to 90 percent of the wrestlers."
Change is Needed
The amount of former WWE stars that have come out and said the company needs to let it's wrestlers create their own promos is staggering. From Jim Ross to Stone Cold, it couldn't be screamed louder from the rooftops. If it doesn't happen you get more promos like Roman Reigns comparing himself to Superman or just more rubbish from Vince who hasn't been in touch with fans for at least a decade.
No wonder more and more wrestlers are looking to get out of the WWE. I fear CM Punk and Justin Gabriel were just the start.
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