Zack Ryder revealed on the latest edition of the Major Wrestling Figures Podcast that WWE actually asked if they could use his and fiance Chelsea Green’s pool for a recent segment.
Keep in mind that Ryder is no longer under contract with WWE. The company wanted to film the Otis and Mandy Rose pool segment that aired on the May 29th episode of SmackDown.
Here is what he had to say:
“I’m sitting by the pool with Chelsea, and she has a weird look on her face as she’s checking her phone, I’m like, ‘Babe, what’s up?’ She’s like, ‘Uh, someone from WWE asked me if Otis and Mandy Rose and a camera crew can come here to film a pool scene for Smackdown.’ Mark, I was shaking in anger, shaking in anger. You fired me but you want to use my pool?”
“I had a tweet sent and then I say it sometimes, don’t press send. It was a don’t press send tweet. Don’t press send. But I was just very, like, you fired me but you want to use my pool a couple of weeks later?”
“They didn’t ask me, they asked her! I guess they were taping RAW and Smackdown Monday and Tuesday at the Performance Center, and my good friends [John] Morrison and Miz, they said they’re coming over, and they text me and said, ‘Can I bring Otis?’ I thought it was a rib because they knew the story, so I was like, that pissed me off too, but then sure enough, Otis shows up, it wasn’t a rib. I don’t know Otis, I know who he is, I’ve wrestled him, dude, this guy is pure entertainment gold, I fell in love with this man. I think it didn’t turn off, it was unbelievable.”
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