Riddick Moss Reflects On Showing Vince McMahon How He Laughed Before Doing Madcap Moss Gimmick
Riddick Moss recently appeared on Notsam Wrestling LIVE! where he opened up about his time in WWE as Madcap Moss and the process of developing the character. Moss shared an interesting anecdote about how he had to demonstrate his ability to laugh before WWE Executive Chairman Vince McMahon gave him the green light.
In the interview, Moss explained the similarities between himself and the Madcap Moss character, stating, “There is a very similar characteristic between myself and the Madcap (Moss) character which is I love to just have a good time and laugh and not take anything too seriously. At the end of the day, as much as we care about all these things, it’s just wrestling and I like to have fun and that applies not just to wrestling but to anything in life. I just want to have fun and if there’s ever an angle for me to get to laugh, I go for it.”
Moss then revealed that he had to prove his ability to laugh to Vince McMahon. He recalled the conversation with McMahon, saying, “‘Okay, laugh.’ ‘Excuse me?’ He said, ‘Laugh.’ ‘Haha, haha, haha! Haha!’ ‘Alright, that works. We can work with that.'” Moss added that he believes it was a lucky coincidence that his own personality aligned with the character McMahon was seeking.
It’s fascinating to learn about the behind-the-scenes process of character development in professional wrestling. Moss’s revelation sheds light on the importance of showcasing specific traits and abilities to convince decision-makers in the industry.
Moss’s portrayal of Madcap Moss has been well-received by fans, with his comedic timing and infectious laughter adding a unique element to his persona. The character’s carefree and fun-loving nature resonates with audiences, allowing Moss to connect with the WWE Universe on a deeper level.
As we’ve seen throughout the history of professional wrestling, characters that have a relatable aspect to them often become fan favorites. Madcap Moss’s ability to bring laughter and joy to the WWE Universe has undoubtedly contributed to his popularity.
It’s important to note that the creative process in professional wrestling involves collaboration between talent and decision-makers. Moss’s willingness to embrace his own personality traits and incorporate them into his character demonstrates his commitment to his craft.
As fans, we can appreciate the effort that goes into developing a character that resonates with audiences. Madcap Moss’s success can be attributed to the synergy between Riddick Moss and WWE’s creative team, resulting in a memorable and entertaining persona.
We look forward to seeing how Madcap Moss continues to evolve and entertain the WWE Universe. With his infectious laughter and carefree attitude, Moss is sure to bring many more moments of joy and laughter to wrestling fans around the world.
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