Virgil 2009 Shoot Interview
Virgil has a tremendous story and he tells it all to RF Video. Virgil has some great stories about his early days as a preliminary wrestler for both the WWE and Jim Crockett Promotions. Did he encounter any racism during that time? Who mentored Virgil? How was he treated backstage? We then go head-first into his WWE career. How was he discovered? How did he react? Why did he think he was being ribbed and by whom? What was his first conversation like with Vince McMahon? Virgil takes us through the entire process of signing his WWE contract.
Virgil then goes into great detail about how he got his gimmick. Who came up with his character? Was it really a rib on Dusty Rhodes? What were his first impressions of Ted DiBiase? How involved was Vince with the gimmick? How involved was Hulk Hogan with his gimmick? Virgil also recounts some great stories filming the Million Dollar Man vignettes.
Virgil is a rare wrestler who as a part of two of wrestling’s most famous angles. Virgil recounts his days in the NWO. Who gave him the names Vincent and Shane? Were they ribs on the McMahons? How did the McMahons react? Did he like Hall and Nash? How different was Hogan in WCW? How was Eric Bischoff different from Vince McMahon? How frustrating was it to see the NWO continue to add members?
Virgil is also quite candid about the downslide of his career. How did WCW politics impact his career there? What was it like going from the top angle to jobbing on WCW Saturday Night? Was WCW mismanaged? What led to his leaving WCW? Virgil gives you both sides of WCW from the top of the cards to the bottom.