HollywoodLife.com had the chance to speak with WWE Superstar Booker T on his thoughts on being the new SmackDown General Manager, SummmerSlam and if he’ll ever wrestle again? Some of it might surprise you. Check it out!
Can you dig it? For those that aren’t familiar with WWE Legend Booker T, it’s an exciting time in the WWE Universe now that he has become the newest General Manager of WWE’s SmackDown that airs every week at 8/7c on SyFy. And for those that are new to Booker T and the WWE, his intentions are made very clear on how he will run the ship!
“Oh man, you know I am actually going to bring some authority to it. There will be a lot of respect on SmackDown and there will not be a lot of game playing.” said a confidant Booker T EXCLUSIVELY to HollywoodLife.com adding, “I am going to be a fair General Manager as far as the talent goes and its going to be a new day around SmackDown!”
But the former 11-time WCW Tag Team Champion, a six-time WWE World Champion, winner of the 2006 King of the Ring tournament also was quick to add he wouldn’t get physical in the ring as his words will be his actions. He is now happy to leave things to the current crop of WWE Superstars when matches are concerned saying, “My in ring career is over, no more matches. Its time for the younger talent to shine.”
And when it comes to the epic 25th Anniversary of SummerSlam from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on August 19, he is just as excited as the rest of the WWE Universe for two of the bigger matches pitting Brock Lesnar going up against Triple H and SmackDown’s own Sheamus who will be defending his World Heavyweight Championship against Alberto Del Rio. “Oh man, when Sheamus and Del Rio get it on, its going to steal the show!” We just might have to agree! Suckaaaaaaa!
So HollywoodLifers, When you want to see more of Booker T and the rest of the WWE Superstars from Smackdown, tune in every week to SyFy at 8/7c You will not be disappointed!
Plus, for all information on everything happening in the WWE Universe including SummerSlam, please visit WWE.com!