Well he is the Ayatollah of Rock and Rollah. Chris Jericho is currently away from WWE and touring with his band Fozzy. This is a bit annoying or most wrestling fans as they enjoy having him around, especially after his most recent run. Him being away means there are a lot of questions to ask about him, some of which he’s answered in a recent interview.
On Mark Henry Pranking Him
“When the guy came and got me, it was Jeff Jarrett that came to knock on my door, like, ‘come on, we’ve got to watch this,’ I left the little thing in the door, so the door was open. The little key lock. Yeah, so when I go back in my room, the lights are all off and I’m like, ‘what the hell happened? Like, I didn’t leave the lights off.’ So I’m walking in there and as I’m walking towards the light switch, I get attacked by this giant bear!
“And this guy takes me down and I’m like, screaming so scared, ‘ahh, ahh, ahh’ and all I see are these big, white eyes. And then, I hear the laughter and it’s Mark Henry, who’s super African-American, dark. He’s super dark, super big. So in the dark, he was even darker and he went and hid in there and then attacked me as I went in the room and started laughing. We still laugh to this day.”
And on Shenanigans with Anthrax
“We were in Nuremberg, Germany a couple of months ago and we just happened to be in the same hotel as Anthrax. They had the day off, so they came to our show. And then, afterwards, you have catering after a wrestling show. When we’re done, we go back to the hotel and have catering.
So I started having some cocktails with Frankie [Bello] and Jon [Donais] from Anthrax, which led to a complete trashing of the catering room at about 6 in the morning to where nobody could eat breakfast there. They had to move catering. Like Rusev is down there, like Cesaro is down there, ‘we want breakfast. The catering was trashed. We have to go upstairs. Who did that?’ ‘Anthrax. Freaking Anthrax, man. It’s Anthrax’s fault.’ It was more my fault than anything, but I just blamed them, ‘you know those Anthrax guys are crazy!'”
You can listen to the full interview here.
Opinion: I could listen to road stories forever. If nothing else, there’s something funny about Jericho thinking a bear attacked him because Henry is just that big and powerful. I’m sure Jericho, who has written four books, could go on about this kind of thing for a long time and the stories are likely to always be funny.
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