David Wilcox of The Citizen in Auburn, New York has a new Q&A online with Dolph Ziggler. Below is an excerpt:
Q. Right now you’re part of the big story of the McMahons going on this power trip, and them kind of playing into the way they’re perceived by wrestling fans. What do you think of the story so far?
A. Honestly, if you don’t find it interesting as a fan, then it’s on you. Some of us hardcore fans have wanted something different, and now you’re getting this blurred reality. Are these real behind-the-scenes things taking place or part of the story? And it makes it much more fun. That’s what it’s all about: suspending reality. We give you a three-hour movie. And with the Internet and people being hardcore fans and knowing what’s going on behind the scenes, you’re not sure where the story stops and real life begins.
Q. You faced Bray Wyatt last night for the first time. What’s your take on first-time matches like that happening without any kind of notice or context?
A. That’s the nature of the business, that’s WWE: spur-of-the-moment. It’s not three hours of continuing stories. That’s what sometimes sparks new stories. You find chemistry, a new angle, a new story. I think it’s exciting. I found out and went, “These guys are coming out?” And I don’t know what to expect. But that’s what I’ve prepared myself for, for eight years.
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