Source: The Steve Austin Show
Recently on The Steve Austin Show, Sean 'X-Pac' Waltman talked about Joanie 'Chyna' Laurer. Topics discussed include how X-Pac's romantic relationship with Chyna began, their infamous sex tape, and whether X-Pac would like to see Chyna in the WWE Hall Of Fame.
"I had a breakup right before I saw her, so I was kind of down. I was really kind of the 'boohoo', that 'woe is me' s--t. And she was there to scoop me up. Things just happened, man. I don't even know how to explain it, but I just remember Hunter texting me, like, 'hey man, hey kid, what kind of psycho s--t are you getting yourself into now?' Yeah, it wasn't like he was mad or 'hey, what are you doing?' He was just worried about me. Yeah, well, he had his experiences with her that I don't want to get too much into. But he was just going by what his experiences were. I'll leave it at that."
As for how the sex tape idea came about, X-Pac claimed that a friend of theirs gave them the idea following with attention garnered by Paris Hilton's sex tape. X-Pac said that he tries not to be ashamed of anything in life, but he certainly wishes that it never happened.
"My best recollection, we were living in Beverly Hills [California] over here off of Beverly Glen [Boulevard] and Wilshire [Boulevard] in one of Donald Sterling's buildings. One of the people that worked there was always coming up and hanging out and it was a female security guard. I think she floated the idea about [making a sex tape] because of the Paris Hilton thing. And it just kind of built from there and she was down for it. And I was in, at that point, 'okay, I'll do whatever', whatever made her happy. It was both of our [idea]. I would never blame anything on her." X-Pac added, "I felt like dog s--t, Steve. My kids, man, my family. Not at all [proud of it], man. I try not to be ashamed of things because shame is not a good f--king thing to have. Right, but it is okay to not feel good about s--t you did in the past. And I can't, obviously, it goes without saying that we can't change it, man. But, man, I really wish that wouldn't have happened. And it hurt her, man. Even though we both were in on it, like, the artwork on the cover of the DVD was so humiliating for her and the s--t that was written on it. So I get it, man. And really, that was one of the things that led to the downward spiral and she's dead now, man."
One of the few professional wrestlers to be a member of both D-Generation X and nWo stated that money was the motivating factor behind the decision to make the sex tape and he shared that he made "six figures" from the sex tape.
"I'm pretty sure [the motivation behind making the sex tape was financial]. It's hard to put yourself in someone else's head. I'm not sure. As far as my own motivation, sure, it was financial. Also, 'hey, she wants to do it, then, okay. I'm fine with it. Okay.'" X-Pac said, "it's six figures and I got $50k up front. She got $100. But what happened was, I came back after rehab and we actually filmed after the deal was made, they wanted more footage and we filmed it after. And then, I flew to China and filmed some footage over there, so they could add it to the video."
Also, the man known as Syxx in WCW indicated that he would like to see Chyna inducted into WWE's Hall Of Fame in the near future. Moreover, Waltman suggested that he would be uncomfortable with being inducted without her being an inductee as well.
"It's important to me that she gets in there. I mean, she was part of the reason, like, she was really disappointed when it didn't happen before when she wanted it. But they wanted her to get cleaned up, get some help. Come on, from their vantage point, when they get somebody to come up on the stage and accept the Hall Of Fame, to be inducted in the Hall Of Fame, they want to not worry about what they might say or make sure they're kind of stable, so I get it from that point of view. But she deserves to be in there, man. And I don't know if I'd want to go in without her going in. She deserves that sooner rather than later, man, I hope."
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