Jake "the Snake" Roberts talked recently with Steve and the Scum on WGD Weekly. During this very candid 45 minute interview, Roberts discusses all points of his life and his legendary career, from his difficult childhood and struggles with addiction right up and through his current "rebirth" over the course of the past year working with Dallas Page. The interview can be heard in its entirety here: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1j6ee4oFkAQ.
The highlights of the interview include Jake talking about the following:
The possibility of buying TNA Wrestling:
How he would plan to bring TNA to prominence if he was able to buy the company:
Why he wants to return for the 2014 Royal Rumble:
Turning down Vince McMahon in 1984:
A classic Andre the Giant story:
His early memories of traveling and working with a young Undertaker in WWF:
These highlights are just a small sampling of this great interview with the "Snake," as he also talks about his childhood and thoughts on his father Grizzly Smith, his battle with addiction and how DDP has saved his life, his early influences including Mr. Wrestling II, Buck Robley, Killer Karl Kox, and Bill Watts, working in Calgary in the late 70's with Junkyard Dog, meeting Bret and Owen Hart, working in Mid South, booking in Georgia Championship Wrestling, Ronnie Garvin, moving to the WWF, the introduction of Damien and issues with traveling on the road with a python, his feud with Ricky Steamboat and the infamous DDT on SNME, the Honky Tonk Man guitar shot on the Snake Pit and WrestleMania 3, Alice Cooper, Ravishing Rick Rude, Damien getting up close and personal with Ivana Trump at WrestleMania 4, his great feud with Randy Savage and the infamous snake bite incident, his new show, "Snake Radio," and so much more.
WGD Weekly with Steve and the Scum presents new material every Sunday, where they sit down with a different figure from the “glory days” of wrestling. All of the past shows, as well as their new ones when they debut are available at WGD Weekly’s Facebook page that can be viewed here https://www.facebook.com/WGDWeekly. All of their shows are also available on their YouTube channel and iTunes.
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