WWE Hall Of Famer Rikishi has discussed the most nervous he was before having to deliver a Stinkface and says he didn’t want “sh*t” on Vince McMahon’s face.
In one of the most famous segments on WWE television Rikishi delivered a very special Stinkface to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. The Rock was one of many WWE Superstars fed up with McMahon’s Kiss My Ass club so took his revenge on the boss with the help of Rikishi and his prized asset.
Appearing on The Domenick Nati Show the former WWE Intercontinental Champion discussed how he found out that his boss was to have his face shoved in Rikishi’s derriere:
“I didn’t even know that was going to happen until I got there at TV that day, and nobody really told me what’s happening until, like, I don’t know, maybe 30 minutes before you’re getting ready to go out live on TV live. You know, I said, ‘Okay, I know I’m doing a segment with The Rock out there but what are we doing? Oh, Vince is in it. ‘Okay, just follow.’”
“I said, ‘Alright.’ So I come out there, and this is called the Gorilla position where you see where everybody comes out before they should go out on TV. So I get up there and then I see Vince McMahon there, and then he said, ‘Kishi.’ I said, ‘Yeah, how you doing?’ He said, ‘You ready?’ I said, ‘I’m always ready. Let’s do this.’ He said, ‘I hope you washed your ass today.’”
That was when the nerves set in and Rikishi began to regret the big lunch he ate from Taco Bell before the show:
“That was the first time I knew, I guess he’s gonna get the Stinkface. Now, I’m thinking, check this out, now I’m thinking, dammit. I hope I don’t damn sh*t on this man’s face out there, because before I came, you know, I love Taco Bell.”
“I went to Taco Bell, got me a couple of those tacos with beans, and burritos, and stuff, and I had no idea I was wrestling. I was going to have the boss in my segment that night. And here I could — that was, for me, the most nervous that I’ve ever felt going to the ring, because I’m like, ‘If I give this man the Stinkface and I just happen to have one drop of bean come out of my ass, or on the face, you can guarantee your ass I’m fired.”