-- Wade Barrett recently spoke to the Ottawa Sun. Here are the highlights…

On His Time Away: "(Being away) takes you out of the goldfish bowl and you're able to look at the aspects of your own work," Barrett said. "You can critique yourself."

On Avoiding a Face Role: "Most people have never seen me in a good-guy role," Barrett said. "I did that on the indy circuit and absolutely hated it. I'm definitely never going to be John Cena, the life and soul of the party."

-- Here's a recent video interview with Dolph Ziggler: