Video: Lawler Compares Cole To JR, On Getting Sued, Kaufman/HOF
In Part 2 of Arda Ocal’s sit down interview with Jerry Lawler, “The King” talks about the differences between working with Michael Cole and Jim Ross in the broadcast booth, being sued by a woman in Louisiana, the origins of the “strap pulldown” in the middle of his matches and Jerry draws Batman for an Aftermath giveaway! Visit the blog at www.thescore.com/aftermath for contest details.
Andy Kaufman deserving to be in the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame: “I truly believe that’s when wrestling became sports entertainment when we involved this Hollywood actor. Vince McMahon even told me he was jealous that we got Andy Kaufman to come to Memphis. Andy actually approached Vince Sr. with the idea to wrestle females on his show and he was hesitant. Thats how I got hooked up with Andy, just by a stroke of luck.”
In case you missed Part 1: