The Randy Orton story has been picked up by Fox News and that might be bad for Orton.
For those of you not aware, former WWE writer Court Bauer talked about Orton pulling out his penis and then touching himself in front of new writers. Bauer alleges that Orton would then tell the writer to shake his hand and threaten to tell management if they didn’t. The story was told on a 2012 MLW podcast and it was part of a broader conversation on ribbing in wrestling. Over the last few days, it has gained traction thanks to a popular thread on Reddit where a user transcribed the quotes about Orton.
On Saturday, WWE told us that they were “looking into” the matter. I doubt they wanted a major news outlet to pick up on the story. I can’t predict what might happen to Orton but WWE may be forced to do something if they get backlash from advertisers.
Here is what user CarterVoorhes31 said on Reddit:
“Court Bauer on Randy Orton: “For every new writer that would show up, he come in the room put his hand down his pants, pull out his dick, touch himself, then say “I’m Randy Orton, shake my hand…oh you dont want to shake my hand? You’re big leaguing me? That’s f**ked up man. Should I tell Vince and Steph you wont shake Randy Ortons hand?”
The writers would all start sweating and backing up into the corner, the guys d**k is still hanging out, and he would be there cutting a promo on a guy with his d**k hanging out for like five minutes. Court goes on to say Orton was very intense so you could never tell if he was f**king with you or he was really hot.
Court says he was lucky…Randy did it to him on the 1st day he was with the company at tv and just as he was about to pull his d**k out, Stephanie walked in, and that sh*t went right back in his pants. Court describes it as a teacher entering the classroom.
When asked if he would have shaken his hand, Court says “I dont know. I’m a bit of a germaphobe.” Court says this was something Orton did during his [Court’s] entire time at the WWE, and he is surprised Orton didnt get hit with sexual harassment.”