Vince McMahon has introduced in quite a few celebrities to WWE over time, and probably the most outstanding ones lately was Donald Trump. Trump, the present US President, is in real-life good associates with McMahon as the 2 had a working relationship for a very long time.
Donald Trump and Vince McMahon had a feud titled Battle of the Billionaires, which culminated in a match that includes every of their representatives at WrestleMania 23.
Former WWE author Courtroom Bauer was a current visitor on Chris Jericho’s Talk is Jericho podcast, the place he opened up about that feud from 2007.
Why Vince McMahon was offended with Donald Trump backstage in WWE
Bauer revealed that Vince McMahon was offended with Trump after a phase on WWE tv as McMahon alleged that Trump tried to look larger than him by sporting a thicker jacket.
“Donald Trump was there doing the angle with Vince, and one night time, we’re performing some form of in-ring take care of Trump and Vince. And it was chilly, and Donald Trump has that massive winter jacket.
“Afterwards, we’re within the limo and Vince is simply furious. They get alongside nice, however there’s that kindred spirit factor with them and every part. He felt like Donald had deliberately confirmed him up. He is like, ‘Did you see that? He was carrying that jacket. Clearly his shoulder pad was stuffed to look larger. It is ridiculous.’ And he was actually scorching about Trump making an attempt to look larger than him.” (H/T WrestlingInc)
Vince McMahon felt that the long run US President was deliberately making an attempt to make him look small.
Within the feud that culminated at WrestleMania 23, Vince McMahon’s consultant, Umaga, misplaced to present WWE Celebrity Bobby Lashley, who was representing Trump. The stipulation for the match meant that the loser’s head have to be shaved off, and Vince McMahon’s head was shaved off by Lashley, Trump, and particular visitor referee and McMahon’s former arch-nemesis, Stone Chilly Steve Austin.
Trump was inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame in 2013 within the superstar wing. The US President has a superb relationship with Vince McMahon, and the latter was even invited to a meeting with Trump earlier this year.
Printed 22 Nov 2020, 18:05 IST