Bruce Prichard took the reigns of both brands after Eric Bischoff was fired as Executive Producer of Friday Night Smackdown and Paul Heyman was fired as Executive Producer of Monday Night RAW. He holds quite a bit of power in WWE, and Prichard recently admitted that he holds onto some grudges. That being said, Lex Luger is not one of them.
On a recent episode of his podcast, Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard, he discussed his relationship with Lex Luger. He revealed that he had disliked the former Royal Rumble champion for a long time. It’s no secret that at his prime, Lex Luger was not the most popular wrestler in the locker room.
Due to his claimed attitude, the former WWE star rubbed people the wrong way backstage, and even Prichard was not a fan of the superstar when they worked together. Several years later, Bruce Prichard reconnected with Lex Luger at a wrestling convention, and the two used the chance to put their issues behind them. He indicated that Lex Luger had matured and that he had no need to hold grudges towards his former colleague.
For many years, I wasn’t a big fan of Lex. I go back, you go back to Lex Express, his show, and everything, and even years after that, I wasn’t a big fan of Lex. Then, at a convention at some point, Lex and I were able to get together and talk, and Lex is a different, you know, he is a different human being, and it happens. You can’t hold on. You can’t hold on to grudges, and you can’t hold on to things forever. I’m holding on to a few, okay?
Bruce Prichard was relieved that Luger had turned his life around and was no longer the person who was despised by wrestlers and management in the 1990s. Lex Luger is now 63 years old and he can be commonly seen at wrestling conventions and meet-and-greets.
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