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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WWE Acting Coaches

Hi Scott,

Why doesn't the WWE ever hire acting coaches? It seems so obvious when some of the most, if not the most, important aspects of wrestling are acting based (making an emotional connection with the crowd and being able "sell" (literally acting like you've been hurt)).

Hell, they spend millions of dollars on fancy atheletic centers, and even great wrestlers like William Regal and STEVE AUSTIN say you can be the best wrestler in the world and it doesn't matter if the audience doesn't believe in you, IE Acting. Thoughts?

They used to.  Rock got acting lessons between his initial babyface run and his return as a heel, and you can tell how it paid off.  John Morrison also was taking them, and I think Dolph Ziggler as well.  But yeah, it pays off in SPADES for guys and I'm shocked they don't do it more.  

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