JBL Speaks Out About “The Wrestler:” Did He Like It?

Nick Paglino


Raw superstar JBL has recently spoken out about “The Wrestler” on his WWE Universe blog. Interestingly, JBL appears to go against WWE’s view of the film somewhat by saying, “I thought it was awesome and extremely well written. This was the business I broke into many years ago. However, that business has changed – and for the better. In the last six months, I have had MRIs, concussion tests, HIV test, trauma test, drug test and even my cholesterol tested – which was the only one I failed…This business in WWE is really a corporate environment these days – it has changed for the better. I am glad for my old days, I wouldnâ<80><99>t change a thing. But the WWE has done so much to clean up the abuse that the business as I knew it was so known for. All that being said, I loved the movie. Even with all the negative stereotypes in the movie, this was a part of what I did to get to WWE and it was fun to watch. A little scary to watch, but fun.”

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