WWE switched up Shane Thorne’s gimmick months after Retribution split up. He is no longer Slapjack, but instead he has a very Australian gimmick.
Shane Thorne obviously knew that his new gimmick would get some buzz. He tweeted out an animated gif of Paul Hogan’s famous Croc influenced character along with a caption saying: “Suuuuuure Croc Dundee isn’t cool” along with a thumbs up emoji.
Then Thorne posted another animated gif of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin to his Twitter. That post included a caption of: “Tell me more about how Steve wasn’t one of the most badass people on the planet.”
Obviously, Shane Thorne doesn’t have a problem with this new gimmick from WWE. Some fans rolled their eyes at the character change, but Shane Thorne is going to give it everything he has.
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