the patriot Jul 25, 2012 14:40:56 GMT -5
Post by Dragon Sucks on Jul 25, 2012 14:40:56 GMT -5
Though I did laugh at Cornette's story about a booking meeting at the time. It was for a Raw in Nova Scotia. He said they were kind of thin on babyfaces at the time, and the Patriot was starting to get momentum in the deal vs. Bret Hart. Obviously, being in Canada, Bret was going to get cheered over the Patriot that night. During the meeting, they lay out some scenario where the Patriot gets laid out and left looking, as Jim put it, "like a plate full of piss." Then they moved on to something else. Jim spoke up to say he didn't know if it was a good idea, since he'd already be getting booed that night, and it could cut his momentum. They went on to something else (Jim guessed it was probably Sable's t-shirt spot or something). Jim spoke up again: "Can someone please tell me why we're assassinating the fucking Patriot?"
Kevin Dunn replied, "Jim, I find you very tiresome."
Which, of course, opened the floodgates for a Corny rant about Dunn's teeth ("Bucky Beaver") and who knows what else. He walked out and "got out of creative meetings for 2 weeks."
Then Vince called him and told him he should apologize. Jim said Dunn should apologize to him. Vince said that Jim offended Kevin. Jim said Kevin offended him to. Vince said he felt Jim had crossed a line and made it personal. So, in Jim's words, "the only time I ever apologized to anybody and didn't mean it," took place at Vince's house. Jim said he made some kind of apology, and Dunn looked at him and started crying. He then said, "The kids in school always used to make fun of my teeth."
In telling the story, Jim pauses for a few seconds, then yells, "You make half a million dollars a year, get your teeth fixed!"
I used to have a bad overbite where kids would make fun of my teeth, so I can kinda relate. I like Jim and agree with some of his views but he seems like he flies off the handle and makes things personal somtimes. But then again Dunn did sound like to instigator. It's funny how many people in teh wrestling business turn out to be whiny and overly sensitive.