Bruce Prichard lately mentioned WWE’s Wellness Coverage and why it was first established on the most recent episode of his podcast, Something to Wrestle With. He mentioned the coverage allowed the wrestlers to watch all the pieces whereas working a busy schedule and never being able to see their physician.
“It was one thing that was dropped at life with Eddie [Guerrero],” Prichard mentioned. “Clearly you see the situation of his coronary heart, Eddie didn’t know, the corporate didn’t know and the query was a man that was in pretty much as good of form as Eddie Guerrero seemed to be and acting at a stage he carried out at each single evening, there have been no indications. Instituting a wellness coverage that includes all issues wellness, out of your psychological well being to your bodily well being, all the pieces in between and have that monitored and be a useful resource for expertise versus taking a look at it as a drug coverage.
“That’s not what it was in any respect, this was a coverage of, ‘OK guys, how can we be the healthiest you could be, you probably have underlying circumstances and we do common testing, we’re going to find these circumstances a complete lot sooner’. That’s the final understanding that I’ve of it and it was carried out to assist expertise to have the ability to be in entrance of issues and never take a look at one thing like oh my god, I didn’t know that was there as a result of loads of the time guys had been on the highway. This instituted a coverage and general testing that might assist them and be a supply to catch s–t early on.”
Throughout the present, Prichard additionally mentioned Saturday Evening’s Primary Occasion in 2006, which featured an look by The Boogeyman. Prichard talked about The Boogeyman and the worms he used all through his profession. He mentioned they wanted particular individuals to come back in and handle the worms, and so they had to make use of particular ones on display screen.
“Worm handlers are brutal,” Prichard mentioned. “You may’t try this on TV. You bought to have a worm handler. They need to be a sure type of worm, they need to be natural. It’s a must to have a worm handler on set.
“[Worm handlers] are a sick bunch too. We wished to do a shoot, the man instructed us ‘It is best to get glow worms for that. They’ll f***ing glow and so they’ll gentle up all the pieces, you’ll be able to see them exterior, they glow and it’s cool and so they’re crawling throughout.’ So, I used to be doing one thing with Boogeyman and we wished to do the glowing worms exterior. I ordered glowing worms, and so they sprinkle them with s–t to make them glow.”
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