This week on the "Kliq This" podcast, WWE Hall Of Famer Kevin Nash covers his film career and he gives his thought on the current wrestling scene.
Nash talked about the origins of the “Big Sexy” nickname:
“My wife and I were sitting in bed watching television. At the time, Paul Newman was still alive and he was on one of the talk shows. They kept saying, ‘The sexiest man, blue eyes, Paul Newman.’ I looked at my wife and said, ‘It’s amazing. If somebody is deemed sexy, they’re sexy. If you saw Paul Newman making a Slurpee with his flat fu**ing ass at a 7-Eleven, would you really think I was a sexy old guy?’’ I said, ‘You know what? I’m going to go on TV Monday and I’m going to call myself Big Sexy.’ I waited until I blonde my hair. I think I did call myself Big Sexy and then I blonde my hair.’ It stuck and now instead of getting that old woman scream, I started getting the younger scream.”
Nash was asked what he thinks about AEW:
“It just seems dated. It has a very WCW Thunder feel when I watch it. I watched Jericho on that and I’ve always thought Chris was a great performer. I thought when they brought Punk in, I really liked the fact that every guy Phil worked with, Phil gave 80% of the match to. Phil made everybody before he beat them. He was very professional. I like his style. They both work an older school style.”
“But I’ll tell you right now, Orange Cassidy, that’s my boy. I know that Corny and other guys like that sh*t on it. Wardlow is a good looking guy. Good body. He had a match with Orange Cassidy to start off the show. I’m like, ‘Wow, this guy is going to eat Orange Cassidy alive.’ Low and behold, that big dude gets it. He let him do the kicks to the shin. They ended up having a really good, competitive match. He beat him, and he should have. I know the Kevin Nash/Cornette in me wants to fu**ing slit my wrists, but the Shawn Michaels nowadays realizes that it’s not your dad’s fu**ing wrestling anymore.”
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