By Raj Giri | August 17, 2008
On The Younger Talent: "I hate to sound like an oldtimer, but sometimes I get upset about the young guys," says Triple H. "We've got guys like Arn Anderson, Barry Windham, Ricky Steamboat and Michael Hayes around. That's a wealth of knowledge ... and they still have to make it mandatory for guys to show up early and go into the ring with them.
"When I got into the business, you couldn't get me out of the building. I had a burning desire to get better. Now, the young guys seem more interested in their I Pods or playing Guitar Hero.
"I see guys complaining: 'I've been here for five years and they're not doing anything with me.' I say to the guy: 'Dude, you've been doing the same thing now that you were five years ago. What do you expect?'"
On Being A Father: "It's been great, other than the no-sleep thing," he says. "It's put a whole new spin on life for me. It's changed my perspective about what's important in life. I don't know if it's softened me up, but it changes the way you look at women. I'm probably going to pay for my past."
On His Move To Smackdown: "It's actually worse for me," he says. "When Vince told me, I said I'd go wherever he needed me. It really screws me personally, but we'll make it work. You know when you get into this line of work you're going to be gone a lot. It's really important that the time I get to spend with my family is quality time."
On Being A Face Or A Heel: "It's more fun playing a heel," he says. "I just went to see the movie, Batman (The Dark Knight) ... and I'd so much rather play The Joker than Batman.
"I look at a guy like Edge, and I mean this in the nicest way, he's getting to do such cool things."
To read the full interview at SLAM! Sports, click here. (Thanks To Cecilia)
Christian Recalls WWE Idea To Have His Character Based On The Rock, Vince McMahon's Reaction
Braun Strowman Shows Elbow Post-Surgery (Photo), Sheamus Hypes Extreme Rules Cage Match, Nikki Bella
What Happened After WWE RAW With Roman Reigns And Seth Rollins, Emma On Her Injury, Titus - Apollo
New WWE Commentator On His Debut (Video), How Old Is Bray Wyatt Today?, WWE NXT Promo
RAW Star Attacked Backstage Tonight (Video), Goldust Says The Golden Age Is Back (Video), Charlotte
Kurt Angle Announces Two Big Matches For Next Week's Final WWE RAW Before Extreme Rules
Paul Heyman Returns To WWE TV Tonight (Video), Breezango Wants A WWE Backlash Rematch, WWE - Mexico
Steel Cage Match Set For WWE Extreme Rules
WWE Backlash Results - Big Title Change, Shinsuke Nakamura Vs. Dolph Ziggler, Six-Woman Match, More
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - Paul Heyman Returns, Elias Samson Debuts, Tag Team Main Event, More
Why New WWE Star Had To Change Finisher, CM Punk Gets Heated With Cast Member, Triple H
Update On CM Punk Being Announced For Pro Wrestling Tournament
WWE Star Confirms Ring Return, Tommaso Ciampa On His Big Turn At WWE NXT Takeover, WWE Stars Game
Goldberg On If He Would Return To WWE For Another Run, Which Current WWE Stars He Would Like To Face
Current And Former WWE Superstars React To Jinder Mahal Winning The WWE Title From Randy Orton
Jinder Mahal On When He Found Out He Was Winning WWE Title, Vince McMahon's Reaction, Brock Lesnar