John Cena has been making inroads into Hollywood recently with cameo roles in movies such as 'Trainwreck' and 'Sisters', but the WWE Superstar might have found his true calling in the acting world this week.
That's after the 15-time World Heavyweight Champion starred in a sketch for the new 'Maya & Marty' show in which he gave a near perfect impression of his former wrestling peer, Hulk Hogan.
The not so suitable for work sketch, which can be seen further down this article, sees Cena hit the mark on Hogan's mannerisms, looks and even his voice. Considering the sketch focuses on Hogan's infamous sex tape and subsequent Gawker trial, the veteran wrestler might not see the funny side, however.
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Appearing alongside Martin Short, Maya Rudolph, Eva Longoria and Kenan Thompson, Cena steals the show in the surreal six-minute long sketch that mocks everything from the recent 'The People v O.J. Simpson.' show and Hogan's sex tape, to former friend actor David Schwimmer.
The whole thing borders on the bizarre, and it marks one of the first times anyone in a prominent position in the WWE has made reference to Hogan publicly since he was blackballed from the company back in 2015.
In late 2015, Triple H did talk about the hope Hogan could return to the business one day, but, unlike Hunter, Cena's actions can't exactly be seen as coming from a place of sympathy for the controversial former Superstar.
Cena clearly wasn't afraid to take a shot at his former peer and, even if he might not appreciate the subject matter, even the Hulkster himself can't argue that the face of the WWE's parody was pretty spot on.
Mind you, with Hogan having just been awarded over $140 million after winning his case against Gawker for their role in the sex tapes becoming public, he can probably afford to laugh at himself a little even if his reputation remains sullied by his recent actions.
As for what things hold for Hogan moving forward, his ongoing feud with Gawker is set to continue for some months yet. With the media publication having put itself up for sale last week, there is no end in sight as things stand.
For Cena, meanwhile, he will take a break from his Hogan impersonations to take on AJ Styles at this weekend's Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Considering the pair's rivalry, that is sure to be a far more serious affair.
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