WWE Hall of Famer Booker T addressed his announcement regarding his decision to run for Mayor of Houston in 2019 and more during episode 89 of his “Heated Conversations” radio show. Booker T noted that you have to go with your gut instinct in life and that is what he is doing by running for Mayor. He said that the idea came to him in the middle of the night in a vision. He said that when he told his wife, she laughed at him. He had to tell her again and then when he was talking to someone on the phone about it, she finally understood how passionate he was about doing it. He gave her full credit for running Reality of Wrestling and dealing with his bookings. “I definitely think I have a chance. I think that the time is now, and it’s no better time than right now for Booker T to make a run for it.”
Booker T brought up staying relevant in the crazy world that is pro wrestling. “I love embracing where I am at in life. Right now, at this stage of my life, it is awesome. To still be part of WWE.” He noted that being able to do what he does and helping out younger talents means a lot to him. “I’ve had a 26-year career like a snowball going downhill, it just keeps getting bigger and bigger and bigger. Now, you’ve heard it–in 2020 I’m preparing myself to run for the Mayor of the city of Houston, and I’m going to need a lot of support for that.”
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