HomeWWEFormer WWE Star Reveals Creative Plans To Join The Fiend As Sister Abigail •
Former WWE Star Reveals Creative Plans To Join The Fiend As Sister Abigail •
July 12, 2021
Former WWE star has revealed scrapped plans for a secure lead by The Fiend.
Bray Wyatt made his extremely anticipated in-ring return at SummerSlam 2019, the place he defeated prime babyface on the time, Finn Balor. Wyatt performed a really totally different character out of the ring, internet hosting the ‘Firefly Funhouse’ alongside his puppets. Based on Mike Kanellis, Vince McMahon needed Wyatt to steer a secure early into his return.
Chatting with Metro UK, Mike Kanellis, now often called Mike Bennett, recalled plans for him to affix a Wyatt-led secure alongside one other former WWE Celebrity, as puppets.
‘Early on when Bray Wyatt became The Fiend, Vince was all the time excessive on having Bray lead a gaggle for some motive – he all the time needed him to steer a gaggle.
‘We have been a couple of week away from making it occur the place me and Eric Younger have been gonna be a part of Bray Wyatt’s group. We have been gonna truly be – they have been gonna convey to life the puppets.
‘Every puppet was gonna characterize an precise particular person. I don’t bear in mind, there have been talks that I used to be gonna be Sister Abigail and Eric Younger was gonna be a buzzard.’
In the long run plans after all modified, nonetheless, Bennett was pleased with the concept, and was able to tackle a distinct position.
“It was a kind of issues the place, “You guys will play these characters”. He’s portraying them because the puppets [in the Firefly Fun House], however then they’ll come to life. I assumed it was actually cool, I used to be able to sink my tooth into it.’
‘However then like most stuff there, proper earlier than it occurs they’re like, “Oh yeah we’re not doing that anymore”. You’re like, “Oh, oh OK cool. That might have been a very cool spot however I suppose I’ll go sit in catering.”’
Across the time of Bray Wyatt’s WWE return in 2019, Mike Kanellis as a substitute took on a really totally different storyline, together with his spouse Maria. The 2 have been then among the many Superstars launched from WWE the next April, and have gone on to affix Ring Of Honor.
You’ll be able to learn the complete interview, together with Mike’s ideas on his remaining WWE storyline, by clicking right here.