Freddie Prinze, Jr. was interviewed by Chris Van Vliet this week to speak about his time as a author for WWE from 2008-2009. He additionally labored for them once more from 2010 till 2012.
Prinze, Jr talks about what it was wish to work for Vince McMahon and what he thinks will occur to WWE when McMahon passes away. Click on right here to take heed to all the interview. You may try a clip from the interview by scrolling down on this web page.
Freddie talked about his confidence to write down for wrestlers:
“I don’t need to sound conceited, however I knew I might write properly and I knew I might write properly for expertise. I knew that I might hear them converse and write phrases that they might say as a substitute of what sounded good in my head that I might say. That’s a tough disconnect for lots of wrestling writers to make. It’s a step that tv writers have to have the ability to make and screenwriters have to have the ability to make. If all of your characters sound like one author wrote them, you failed. If the wrestler you’re writing for sounds such as you, you failed. You failed the wrestler. It’s solely 10% of the equation. It’s 80% on the wrestler, it’s 15% reserving and it’s 5% writing. I’ve seen horrible promos recover from as a result of the expertise is so cash.”
Freddie on why he left WWE:
“There was a present referred to as Powerful Sufficient. They tried to carry it again and Stone Chilly was a decide. There was a mother that needed to be a wrestler and she or he stated she was doing it for her children. Steve Austin stated, ‘That’s bulls*t. Are you aware what number of instances I received father of the 12 months?’ He put a giant goose egg up. I used to be watching that present within the author’s room and I stood up, walked to gorilla, and I gave Vince my two weeks. I stated, ‘I’m attempting to win father of the 12 months. I can’t work right here anymore.’ He stated, ‘Discuss to me after the present.’ I talked to Stephanie after the present. I let her know. She stated, ‘We had been about to present you SmackDown. You had been going to be the top author.’ She was dissatisfied. I used to be like, ‘ I really like you guys, however I’m a dad. I’m out.’ That was that. I stop and by no means appeared again.”
The Austin section from Powerful Sufficient is embedded under.
Through the interview with Chris Van Vliet, Freddie talked about what it’s wish to work with Vince McMahon, his points with John Cena, and extra. Freddie additionally talked about his work in “She’s All That,” “I Know What You Did Final Summer time,” “Scooby-Doo” and “Summer time Catch.” He additionally reveals why he left performing and he shares tales about Chuck Norris, Muhammad Ali, his spouse Sarah Michelle Gellar, and his function within the Punky Brewster reboot.
Click on right here for all the interview. Click on on the video under for a clip from the interview.
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The Steve Austin section from Powerful Sufficient that was referenced by Prinze is embedded under – skip to 1:30.