Alex Riley Reveals The Biggest Lesson He Learned From His Time In WWE & Talks Life After Wrestling

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Former WWE superstar Alex Riley, recently joined WZDaily! podcast with Nick Hausman & discussed life after pro-wrestling & revealed the best lesson he learned from his tenure in the WWE.

Here are the highlights:

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Life After Wrestling:

“As fortunate as it felt when I found an opportunity in WWE and that was presented to me, I feel just as and more, fortunate to have found, or having being welcomed into the acting side of things in Hollywood. Because it’s just a thrill and it keeps me young and alive and it’s just a very, very, very, cool, magical thing.”

Lessons He Learned From WWE:

“I don’t think they realized that they were teaching me and maybe others these things. But, I learned more from WWE than any organization that I’ll ever be a part of for the rest of my life. It is so militaristic over there. When things are up and running for you, you’re on the road, and you’re busy. The work ethic the people have over there is amazing.”

“I don’t think I’m ever going to walk into a situation that certainly, I won’t be prepared for from a work ethic side. There were weeks and months and years I spent two days a week for two years, I think it was two years, two and a half years, sleeping in my own bed. When you think about it, it’s absolutely amazing to do live TV twice a week, once a week tape TV and do three other shows and do it for three years and the year’s out. So, that type of thing I’ll always keep with me.”

“You know, being put on live TV in your underwear with a script you don’t know and making it work is absolutely, I mean, that’s a talent I don’t know where you’re gonna learn anywhere else. When I look at WWE, what those people should be credited for is: I think they’re some of the most talented, entertainers in entertainment in any company. Because, sometimes, because of three hour television, you’re caught on the wrong end of it and you got to go out there and make it work and they always do and that’s something I’ll always have with me as well. It’s hard to make me nervous in an audition room because being out there in front of thirty thousand people, you just gotta make it work.”

 

 

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