Former WWE star RVD lately had an interview with The Dropkick Podcast the place he talked about issues equivalent to discovering success as a singles star and extra.
Throughout the interview, the hardcore star additionally talked about his early days in WWE and revealed an attention-grabbing angle that was deliberate for him earlier than it was nixed.
In accordance with the previous ECW champion, the officers had deliberate a romantic storyline between RVD and Stephanie McMahon however it needed to be nixed due to his girlfriend on the time:
“One thing that involves thoughts is once I first obtained there they wished me to do a little bit of a romance angle with Stephanie and myself. And my evil ex was like essentially the most insecure b—h on the planet and I used to be like pondering, ‘oh my God, this gonna value me a lot grief at dwelling.’
We had a chat, me and Stephanie, and he or she stated, ‘you already know, simply consider this such as you’re an actor’. I used to be like, ‘that’s cool, besides you name me Joe Blow as a result of I’ve been Rob Van Dam for the final ten years’.”
The previous TNA star first grew to become well-known throughout his 5-year stint with the unique ECW from 1996 to 2001 earlier than the corporate folded. He was a part of the corporate’s remaining PPV Responsible as Charged in 2001.
RVD was signed to a short-term WWE deal a number of months after the folding of ECW. He went on to have a long term with the corporate after impressing the officers which lasted until 2007.