Marc Mero Talks About His Relationship With Sable, Working With Triple H, Diamond Dallas Page
His thoughts on his ex-wife Sable becoming a star when he was injured and working on screen with her:
I had blown out my knee and needed total reconstruction on my knee, I was out for eight months and in that time off was when my ex-wife became very popular, you know going out there and selling merchandise and becoming a diva and so on. Then they came up with the storyline of me being jealous of her and I'm thinking 'wow, what a great idea.' I know a lot of wrestlers were saying, 'That buried you, when a girl beats you up or something your never considered anything again,' but, you know what, all that didn't matter. They were backing up the Brinks truck to our house, so you really look at what is really important, its entertainment, its being an actor, and I'm being paid very well for it, and now, she is getting paid very well for it. So, all in all, you look back. I have no regrets. it all worked for us, like I said, there was nothing I would change.
Leaving the WWF, the Sable lawsuit, and their relationship:
Unfortunately, the ending of the WWF didn't go well. My ex-wife had some problems with the company and their was a lawsuit. I had three years left on a guaranteed contract. and I just decided to walk away, it just wasn't fun any more. It was just a sad part of our lives. so, we left the wrestling arena and obviously the lawsuit was settled out of court between my ex wife and the WWF. its no secret, we got divorced in 2004 and she went on to marry Brock and I married an incredible woman that I have been married to for four years. So, we both went separate ways, but you know something that is amazing, we have never said a bad word about each other. I have nothing bad to say, you think about the good memories you had together. I have never been happier than I am now with my life.
Battling over the Intercontinental Title and in his early days in WCW with Triple H:
Triple H was and is a talented wrestler, he was like a student of the game, you know. I really enjoyed working with him. We wrestled each other hundreds of times, because obviously we would tour for quite a while on the road and we would wrestle each other every night, and not only that, we wrestled in WCW several times. I believe his first belt he ever won was when he beat me for the Intercontinental title. You've seen what he has done in his career and the amazing heights he has risen to. but he was really good to work with, very similar to "Stone Cold" in their work ethic. they can make guys that weren't as talented, I wasn't as talented as a Triple H or a Stone Cold, and they made our matches look fantastic. my hat is off to that guy.
His program in WCW and longtime friendship with "Diamond" Dallas Page:
It is no secret that Dallas and I are still great friends today. He is by far one of the hardest working people I have ever met, bar none. Just an incredible work ethic. When we were in our program together. we would go down to the Power Plant and work on our matches and moves. then all of a sudden, I get a call at like three o'clock in the morning. I'm saying 'oh my gosh, who is calling me at this hour?' Of course, I pick up my phone and its Dallas and he goes, 'hey, brother, I wanna run by a spot,' and I am going, 'What, Dallas, its three o'clock in the morning.' He goes, 'I know, but I couldn't sleep, I had to tell you this spot I want to do'. I'm thinking, 'Are you crazy?' But, that was his work ethic and I will tell you something, if you are ever going to bet on someone, bet on DDP, the guy. he has got that never die attitude and he never gives up. I just have such admiration for Dallas, not only as a friend, but just as a wrestler, as a human being, an entrepreneur. believe me, DDP Yoga is going to be a household word someday, you watch.
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