CM Punk’s Friend Says He Is Retired, Talks How Punk Gets Mobbed Everywhere & How She’s Worried for His Safety

Josh Isenberg

cm punkNatalie Slater, a close friend of CM Punk, talked with RedEyeChicago.com about her "friend," with the implication being she's referring to CM Punk. Slater wrote a column entitled "My friend is famous, and it sucks." Slater was involved in the CM Punk documentary and she had this to say in her recent column.

"Now, he's the recently retired seven-time World Champion, and he is one of the most isolated people I've ever known. A few weeks ago he found a young fan and his mom cramming Easter candy into the main slot of his front door. Just before that, he walked out of his back door to throw out the trash only to be met with fans camped out in his alley for hours just to see him."

"Seeing my childhood notions of fame bastardized every time we hang out, I am secretly glad it's him and not me. I can't imagine finally being able to do anything I wanted to, financially, but not being able to do any of it in peace."

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