Randy Orton Talks Favorite RKO, Choosing WWE Over Acting, What He Is Most Proud Of

Randy Orton recently spoke with Crave Online to promote the release of WWE Studios' The Condemned 2, which comes out on Friday. The full interview is at this link. Below are highlights:

You got the movie star look so is acting something you'd like to do full-time in the future?

"That's a hard question only because I enjoy what I do in the ring so much. I've got a family in St. Louis and do like a Batista and put all of your eggs in one basket you never know how that's going to go. I know I'm good right now at what I do with the WWE. Doing a film every couple of years is fun but I don't know about moving to L.A. and doing it full-time, going to auditions 10 times a week and getting turned down and getting one shot.

"I took the family to see The Last Witch Hunter and Vin Diesel is in it. There's this one spot with Kurt Angle. He has no lines and he's in it for maybe six seconds and I looked over to my fiancé, Kim, and I was like 'Yeah, he auditioned for that role and probably maybe enough to buy a Fiji water at the airport.' It's either be Batista and become Drax and sign a three-movie deal with Guardians of the Galaxy and work with [Robert] DeNiro and be a heel in the next James Bond movie or have a six second spot as a bodyguard with no lines where you don't even get put in the credits. It's tough, man.

"I'd rather be a main event superstar for the WWE for the next 10 years rather than try and make it out in Hollywood where all these people study this craft their whole life. The craft I studied was wrestling. I'm good at it and I enjoy it but the whole movie thing, doing a film from time-to-time for WWE is probably going to be the extent of my film career."

Favorite RKO of all-time?

"Gosh, the one with Evan Bourne is up there. The one with Seth [Rollins] at WrestleMania is up there. There have been a few real cool ones out of nowhere but the one with Evan Bourne is my favorite."

What are you most proud of when you look back on your career?

"I've been in the last 12 WrestleMania's. I think that's a pretty cool accomplishment. Also, being a 12x world champion is up there on the list. I have done it all and I work with the best and I've beaten the best and I've had matches of the night and matches of the year. There are just so many things I look back on and I'm proud of but the 12 WrestleMania appearances in a row and the 12 championships are at the top of the list."

Orton also discussed doing his own stunts in the movie, being a family man and more in the full interview.

Source: CraveOnline


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