One of the best things about Sami Zayn being paired with The Bloodline for the past several months in WWE is his ability to get to break their characters on-screen with comments, quips, stories, or dances. Now, Sami Zayn is opening up about the situation.
When speaking to BT Sport in an interview before this past Friday’s episode of SmackDown and the now famous “Ucey” comment, Sami weighed in on breaking the Bloodline. He thinks that how often he’s gotten them to break kind of works for the story because it’s a different character, bringing a lightness to an otherwise severe group.
“No no, people have made a big deal out of that, about the fact that they’re seeing little chinks in the armor, but to be honest, the reason it’s standing out so much is that it reminds the fans that the performers are really having fun doing this. It’s something that they sometimes forget.
We’re enjoying doing this too. There is a real life chemistry between myself and that whole family. We have always gotten along splendidly and it’s nice to see that the fans are appreciating getting a window into that a little bit. I’ll admit, once or twice, I’m going out of my way to try and get them to crack. Generally, that’s something you have to tread cautiously because if you overdo that, it becomes…you’re just not being professional. Little bits are good, but like anything else, it can be redundant if it’s overdone or if you’re not taking it seriously enough.
We are still trying to tell a story. In a weird way, it kind of works for the story because it’s a different character bringing this lightness to an otherwise serious group. The reason it works is because it is art initiating life and fitting into the story we’re trying to tell. Otherwise, it would just be completely out of place, if that makes sense. If it was Roman and the Usos talking, and they were cracking up laughing, it wouldn’t make any sense because that’s not supposed to happen. I’m supposed to be bringing this lightness to it, so it makes some sense.”
Lately, in The Bloodline storyline, the audience has seen Jimmy and Jey Uso trying to hide smiles or turn away from the camera after a comment made by Zayn. That stuff gets everyone talking. However, not sure if management are liking them breaking character.
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