Former WWE star Heath Slater has opened up about his experiences working with Brock Lesnar behind the scenes.
Slater’s “I got kids” catchphrase was created during a segment with Lesnar, who famously replied, “I don’t give a s*** about your kids.” The eight-time WWE World Champion also hit the former 3MB member with a clothesline, two suplexes and an F-5.
Speaking in a Title Match Wrestling video, Slater said Lesnar gets a “bad rap” for caring about himself and not about the wrestling business. He also clarified that, despite Lesnar’s legitimate fighting background, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion is not too aggressive with his opponents:
“Yeah, I think he gets a bad rap for it,” Slater said. “But then again, he’s looking out for him. That’s just how he always has been and that’s how he always will be. You know, he looks out for himself and makes sure he’s okay, and there you go.
“But working Brock, you don’t really work Brock. He just throws you around and you’ve just gotta land safely and stuff. Oh no, he does [take care of opponents]. All those German suplexes, man, that I’ve taken, he’s landed me flat. Of course it hurts but it’s one of those things.”
Slater recently spoke on the Such Good Shoot podcast about his segment with Lesnar. He revealed that the “I got kids” remark was unscripted and he only said it because he forgot his lines.
Heath Slater on Brock Lesnar’s approach to WWE segments
Brock Lesnar is currently a free agent after his WWE deal expired last year. As the video above shows, he has grown a ponytail since last appearing in WWE.
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