Burglarize Van Dam's imaginative style and high-flying moves made him one of the most intriguing entertainers of the '90s and mid-2000s. In any case, a new case by one of his previous rivals proposes that Van Dam might have depended on medications to upgrade his exhibitions.
The rival claimed that Van Dam needed to get high before arranging a portion of his most paramount matches. Even though Van Dam has never admitted to using drugs, he is well-known for supporting marijuana use and has it incorporated into his wrestling persona.
However, the claim raises concerns regarding the effects of drug use in professional wrestling and the potential dangers it poses to wrestlers.
Rob Van Dam's Creative Process with Marijuana
During a recent episode of The Kurt Angle Show, Angle claimed that Van Dam would need to smoke marijuana before planning matches with his opponents.
According to Angle, Van Dam was a creative tour de force when he was under the influence and would often come up with unique and exciting ideas for their matches. Angle also noted that Van Dam's talents extended beyond the ring.
He praised his underrated promo skills and wished they had a more substantial program together during their time in WWE or TNA/Impact Wrestling. While getting high may have helped Van Dam's creativity, it also had drawbacks.
In 2006, he was arrested for possession of marijuana, leading to a suspension from WWE and the forced relinquishment of the championships he held. Despite this setback, Van Dam remains a beloved figure in professional wrestling.
His unique approach to match planning and his incredible athleticism has left a lasting impact on the industry, and he continues to be celebrated by fans and peers alike. As for Angle, he remains one of the most iconic figures in wrestling history.
A former Olympic gold medalist and multiple-time world champion, he has left an indelible mark on the industry and remains a beloved figure. Together, Van Dam and Angle represent two of the most dynamic and innovative performers of their era, and their contributions to professional wrestling continue to be celebrated by fans worldwide.