Wade/King/Bad News Barrett is currently in the stupidest rivalry of his entire WWE career to date with R-Truth/King What's Up.
I say that it is stupid simply because it is childish and boring. Nobody really cares about this rivalry at the moment and it's damaging the careers of both superstars, they should end it as soon as possible.
The entire gimmick at the moment is that R-Truth comes out each each week dressed as a fake king wearing a bed sheet with a paper crown and a toilet plunger.
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He does this to mock Barrett after Barrett won the King of the Ring tournament a while back and thinks that he is some sort of actual king. As fun as it is to see somebody mocking Barrett, the rivalry is petulant and boring.
Barrett is a very good wrestler who should be competing in much bigger and better story lines than this one. He is a former Intercontinental championship winner and he has been in the WWE for many years now. This story line he is in isn't just silly, but it's embarrassing and WWE need to make him relevant again.
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Change Barrett's role
Barrett is a very big man with a lot of experience in WWE. He knows how to work a crowd better than most and could contribute a lot to some sort of title rivalry.
The Intercontinental Championship is currently lacking a lot with the rivalry there is between Big Show, Ryback and Miz. He could maybe get in on that and show them how it's done.
Show is terrible on the mic, Miz is just annoying and Ryback is well...Ryback. He's neither here nor there. We like him but he's not really champion material. Barrett should be put into that rivalry and taken away from stupid rivalries with the likes of R Truth.
R-Truth has a history of doing silly things, and he entertains the crowd with what he does.
However, we cannot take him seriously because of who he is and that then rubs off on to whoever he is fighting. We cannot take them seriously because of the ridiculousness of their rivalry.
They need to change R-Truth's character to save his career in WWE, and they need to move Barrett into some sort of title rivalry. Preferably the Intercontinental Championship rivalry.
What do you guys think they should do with Barrett? Leave your comments below and let us know what you think.
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