Though The Blue Meanie and William Moody (aka Paul Bearer, Percy Pringle) by no means had any on-screen interactions throughout their years within the enterprise, the ECW legend and the late WWE Corridor of Famer developed an in depth friendship behind the scenes. On a latest episode of his “Making The Town” podcast, Meanie shed a tear whereas reminiscing over his bond with the long-lasting wrestling supervisor, whom he first met within the Nineteen Nineties.
“I like Percy Pringle — not solely as an entertainer however as a pal. I bought to have moments with Percy that may by no means be forgotten,” Meanie mentioned, earlier than revealing that he first realized of his late pal — by means of Invoice Apter’s Apter Mags — when Moody was making waves as a supervisor in promotions equivalent to CWF and WCCW. “He had the signature look — that stunned Percy look,” Meanie recalled. “And it popped me … I used to be like, ‘Who is that this?'”
It wasn’t till a decade later that Moody and Meanie’s paths would cross — however not within the typical sense. “We turned mates by means of AOL Immediate Messanger,” Meanie revealed. “We’d simply have life conversations, and it was so cool. We talked for years — about every little thing — to the purpose the place he was the one who taught me about Google.”
Finally, when Meanie joined WWE in 1998, he lastly bought to spend time along with his pal in particular person. “My first day of TV, I noticed Percy and he was sitting with the manufacturing individuals, who have been melting candles for Gangrel’s entrance … He appears to be like on the man melting the candles and goes, ‘Brian and I’ve been mates for years. He is the one wrestler who by no means requested me to get booked.'”
Meanie acknowledged he is “the one wrestler ever” who by no means requested Moody for a job. “That meant the world as a result of I used to be simply mates with Percy for Percy. I miss him on a regular basis.”
- The Blue Meanie Opens Up About WWE Corridor Of Famer Paul Bearer As Good friend & Entertainer
- Test all information and articles from the most recent Cricket updates.