Kevin Nash has given his ideas on Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s latest WWE return.
The Nice One made a shock look on the September fifteenth version of SmackDown in Denver. There, he gave an help to Pat McAfee in confronting Austin Concept and ended up taking the younger star out with a Individuals’s Elbow to a thunderous ovation.
On the most recent version of his ‘Kliq This’ podcast, Kevin Nash gave his tackle the surprising return whereas praising Concept for with the ability to maintain his personal towards The Individuals’s Champion.
“He seemed nice. It appear like he placed on 15 kilos from the Colorado sport [laughs]. They went by the checklist, and Concept is younger, proper? Like 26 [years old], one thing like that? The checklist of men he’s labored with already, woo. I actually thought that he held his personal in there.”
Kevin Nash doesn’t assume The Rock got here again for a payday
Nash believes the principle motive for Johnson’s look was to maintain his model sturdy throughout the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike.
“Effectively primary, to maintain his model sturdy. Who is aware of how lengthy [the SAG-AFTRA strike] will go on. Dwayne is double-pinched on this, as a result of not solely is Dwayne a member of the Display Actors Guild as an actor, however he’s additionally a producer, so [he has] a pension well being plan.
“I don’t assume he’s doing it for the payday, however he’s undoubtedly doing it from a PR standpoint.”
Regardless of the potential ulterior motives, Nash doesn’t assume Johnson’s look was a nasty factor for anybody concerned.
“I don’t assume it’s ever a nasty factor to come back again to the place you began and present the world you’re the most important star in [Hollywood].”
The Rock himself has since shared backstage footage of his look and claimed the group response was one of many loudest he has obtained in his profession.
H/T to Fightful for the above transcription.