Backstage Latest On The “Tater Tots” Promo From Roman Reigns & Sheamus On Monday’s WWE RAW

– Last Monday’s WWE RAW main event segment with Roman Reigns and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus drew a lot of criticism from fans and people in the business as it went on forever and didn’t really accomplish much.

The “I thought the Irish had potatoes but you’re smuggling tater tots” line from Reigns has been the butt of many jokes this week but WWE actually wanted the fans to chant tater tots, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

If you can believe it, and this is very telling of the state of WWE creative right now, the idea was to use the long promo to build to the line from Reigns so that fans would chant “tater tots” at Sheamus.

(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)

  • aston911

    fire WWE creative, it wouldnt be too hard to have reigns be somebody who doesnt say much, turns up kicks your ass and leaves. He has the look to do it, but it must make too much sense

    • RReigns15 IT’S.ABOUT.TIME!!

      Exactly! Heel Reigns is better!

      • aston911

        not even heel, if they want him to be face thats fine, but he doesnt need to do 20minute promos, mainly because he cant

        • RReigns15 IT’S.ABOUT.TIME!!

          Hmmm

      • JustusX

        Yeah, it’s not about Reigns being heel or face really. It’s the fact that WWE creative has really screwed up the vast majority of their current talent roster and characters, it seems beyond repair.

        I mean tater tots for crying out loud?!?!?!? I’m surprised Ron White has shown up in WWE yet.

        • RReigns15 IT’S.ABOUT.TIME!!

          Yeah creative suck when it comes to Reigns.
          Who’s Ron White ?

          • JustusX

            YouTube him. He’s one of those comedians that has gotten piss-drunk on the stage before and passed out during his set.

          • RReigns15 IT’S.ABOUT.TIME!!

            Nah I’m good.

    • Hulkamania

      It worked with Goldberg in WCW, but WWE is too stupid to do it… they could of did it with Ryback too.

  • Ice Trey

    *in a board meeting with wwe creative looking around nervously*

    Vince: “ahahaha and..and and then Roman Cena Reigns will call him….wait for it….TATER TOT!!! Ahahahaha”

    • Dime

      Get a fucking life man.

  • Hulkamania

    The “tater tots” segment was more embarrassing than The Shock Master segment in WCW. I’m not even kidding… I cringed while watching that segment on RAW.

  • Jarryd

    WHAT.THE.FUCK