Bobby Lashley Talks Colorado Shootings, Sgt Slaughter Was Slated For GI Joe Movie Role
In an interview with Arda Ocal, former WWE Superstar and MMA athlete Bobby Lashley, whose MMA gym is located in Aurora, Colorado, sight of the Aurora Theatre shooting, talks about the town’s recovery after the event, how things have changed and what he and others are doing to rebuild the community.
In an interview with theScore’s Arda Ocal WWE legend and current official WWE Ambassador Sgt. Slaughter reveals that he was originally talked about to play a part in the newest GI Joe movie, along side Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. In the interview, Slaughter divulges that the character played by Bruce Willis was originally going to be Sgt. Slaughter, with he as the leading candidate to play the role. Slaughter was featured in an animated GI Joe movie in the 1980s.
Other topics discussed in the interview include how close he was to not portraying an Iraqi Sympathizer in the WWE, the iconic promo where he burns Hulk Hogan’s shirt and how the original idea was to burn the American flag and Slaughter’s reaction, and more.