AEW hit the Motor City last night to bring the ultra-violent Blood & Guts event to fans in Detroit. The crowd was hot throughout the show as AEW made its debut in Michigan. Not everyone there was interested in the action, however.
Taz shared a hilarious story on Twitter about an interaction he had at his hotel. The Human Suplex Machine said he was approached by a “fake fan” who was carrying a stack of wrestling cards. Taz immediately recognized that anything he signed was likely to be sold.
The person asked Taz for his autograph. Taz told him he knew he planned to sell the merchandise. The fan disagreed and handed him a Wardlow card.
“Fake fan @ hotel last night approached me w/HUGE stack of wrestling cards asked for my autograph…I said “no, your are selling these” he said “no sir”, hands me a card to sign, I say “it’s @RealWardlow “, he says, “oh sorry, what’s your name”?…I said “f*ck off”. Good times.”
Several wrestling stars have had similar experiences in the past. CM Punk is notorious for wanting nothing to do with “fans” who are only seeking a quick buck. Ricochet has also complained about similar situations.
Most wrestlers are more than happy to take time out for their fans. They can also smell the fake ones a mile away. Taz had no time for this particular autograph seeker in Detroit.
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