Road Dogg has revealed a “huge personal mistake” he made during his WWE career, and it wasn’t something that happened inside the ropes.
Speaking on his ‘Oh, You Didn’t Know’ podcast, James would reveal that he was contacted about a documentary on his previous battles with drugs and alcohol, an opportunity that he shot down, a decision he now regrets.
So doing it is the question, this is not a creative answer. So it was never about creative. I was always gung ho to do whatever.
Well, I guess it was more real life. But it was Docu seriesing in one of my rehabs. And, look, it was actually looking back, it’s probably a mistake, I probably should have done it. And maybe that one would have took, you know what I mean? You never know. Excuse me. But it was at the same time that Brett Farve was kind of going through that.
So it was on the national doctrine, I guess, about it being addicted to vicodin and being addicted to drugs and be in sports and sports medicine. And so they came to me with that. And I said No, how dare you. I got kids that will see that. And I’m thinking, you know, retrospect that I literally said that too. I have kids, you can’t my kids are in school. And I didn’t even think for one minute. My kids see me hammered all the time at home.
That’s what sticks with them, not what they see on television and what they saw on television would at least have been a constructive conversation starter about drugs and alcoholism. You know what I mean? So in retrospect, huge personal mistake. Probably would have got me quasi over from a sympathy standpoint, especially if I would have stayed straight then it would have been a really good thing. But had I not, it would have been the death nail, you know.”
Road Dogg had previously revealed that former Head of WWE Talent Relations Jim Ross was one of the first induvial he called after getting clean.
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