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WWE: Riddle on how he explained his character to Vince McMahon

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WWE RAW Superstar Matt Riddle recently revealed how he explained his character to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. Riddle made the comments on an episode of Out of Character with Ryan Satin.

Matt Riddle on Vince McMahon

‘At first, they didn’t get it. Nobody got it, Vince didn’t get it. He’s like, ’˜You’re a goof,’ and I was like, ’˜Well, I’m a goof that can, like, kick your ass dude.’ I know I’m goofy, but when I get in that ring, I turn it up.

“At first they didn’t see it, but now they see the in-ring ability with the entertainment side of it. There will probably be a time where they’ll ask me to be serious, and I can be serious too.

“I just like the range I’ll be able to have because I got to do this at the very beginning and probably at the end of my career ’“ I’ll get to be very serious. The fans, the audience, everybody that I work with will be able to see the range of emotions and characters I can play.’

credit to WrestlingINC for the transcription

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