Lawler is joined on today’s show by his co-host, Glenn Moore.
Lawler informs that he attended a Donald Trump rally last week and was captured behind the President by cameras. Since then he has received multiple death threats and insults on social media and he thinks that’s ridiculous. He points out that Donalnd Trump is the President and a fellow WWE Hall of Famer, and he was invited to that rally because they’ve been friendly with each other over the years.
He doesn’t think one person’s beliefs or values should result in threats or insults from those who don’t see things the same way. One person on Twitter remarked that Lawler should have died when he had a cardiac arrest several years ago, and that’s just sad. Lawler says it’s quite an honour to see a President in person and Moore agrees, noting he’d go to an Obama rally as well if he was invited.

Lawler also received criticism this past week for tweeting that it was sad that the Cleveland Indians famous logo would be retired at the end of this year. People immediately accused him of being racist because of this and he couldn’t believe some of the things people were saying about him. He notes that Cleveland called their team the “Indians” out of respect for indigenous people, and those who don’t know the facts are angry over nothing.
Lawler was completely shocked by Nikki and Brie Bella turning heel this past week on RAW by attacking Ronda Rousey. He didn’t see that heel turn coming, but he’s aware that Rousey needs someone to challenge for her RAW Women’s Title at Evolution.

Lawler thinks Renee Young needs to assert herself more in her new role on RAW’s commentary team. He understands that this is all new to Young and she might be intimidated by the more tenured Cole and Graves, but she needs to make her points known more often because he thinks she gets lost on the broadcast sometimes.
Moore wishes Graves would either be a heel or babyface, instead of walking the fence between both. Lawler understands that as he played the heel role for years, and was able to argue the motives of the bad guys with good guy, Jim Ross.

Lawler comments on the return of DX. He’s happy to see the iconic faction return but he notes that in the PG era they certainly can’t say “suck it” now. Luckily that catchphrase is so well known that the crowd can finish that line for them. Moore was surprised to see Triple H give the “groin chop” on RAW this past week, but Lawler never associated that gesture with anything sexual so he wasn’t surprised to see it used.
Lawler says he loves all the WWE veterans making semi-comebacks here lately, and he laughs while suggesting that he and Good ol’ Jim Ross should be the commentary pairing to call the tag team match between DX and The Brothers of Destruction. He notes that the Saudi Crown Prince enjoys seeing the performers that he grew up watching, and that’s why he personally requested that Ross and Lawler be present at the last event there.

Moore understands that some fans might be upset that someone like A.J. Styles isn’t involved in the main event match, but if you serve up millions of dollars to have WWE bring you a wrestling show then you can basically pick who you want to be in the main event.
Moore and Lawler speculate who they’d have in their own main event if they could afford to have WWE book a show entirely for them. Moore says he’d love to see Steve Austin and The Rock return and tag together, and Lawler adds that Hulk Hogan would have to be involved as well. Lawler thinks it would be unbelievable if Hogan, Rock and Austin tagged together.

Moore agrees, and he says he’d choose to have a 6-man tag team match featuring The Rock, Austin & Hogan Vs. Triple H, Ric Flair and Sting.
Moore informs that Kane and Tom Prichard are opening a wrestling school in Tennessee. He asks Lawler if he’d ever consider opening a wrestling school. Lawler says he’s thought about that in depth but he thinks it would take up too much of his time. Moore notes that Lawler wouldn’t have to be at every training session but Lawler disagrees, noting that if he hires someone to teach at his school then he wouldn’t be training the students at all and he wouldn’t want that.
That sums up today’s episode of Dinner With the King. You can listen to the show yourself anytime here, and I’ll catch ya next week for another recap!

Steve Carrier

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