In the annals of WWE's Ruthless Aggression era, few storylines have remained as deeply etched in the memories of fans as the love triangle involving Edge, Lita, and Matt Hardy—a narrative that tapped into the complexities of a real-life affair.
However, despite its popularity among viewers, one notable WWE superstar, Kurt Angle, recently confessed on his "Kurt Angle Show" podcast that the storyline left him feeling uneasy. During the podcast, Angle candidly revealed his discomfort with the controversial narrative.
As someone who shared a close bond with Edge, Christian, and the Hardy Boyz, Angle admitted that he did not approve of the storyline. "To be honest with you, it wasn't very tasteful. I understand why they were doing it, and I understand Matt Hardy was on board with it, but I didn't like it.
I thought it was just sh*t," Angle expressed.
Angle's Prudence Amid Provocative Display
One particular segment that garnered immense attention during that period was the in-ring s*x celebration between Edge and Lita. However, Angle, true to his character and personal convictions, chose not to witness the spectacle unfold.
Acknowledging the allure of such provocative moments, he stated, "A lot of people would love to see Lita n*ked, don't get me wrong. But that wasn't the right time or the place." While Angle disapproved of the live s*x celebration and the overall angle involving Edge and Lita, it is important to note that his sentiments do not extend to Lita herself.
Quite the contrary, Angle held Lita in high regard, particularly praising her abilities as an in-ring performer. He emphasized her professionalism, noting her impeccable timing and consistency when working with the Hardys. "Lita was a professional, she never missed a spot when she worked with the Hardys, she was always there at the right times.
You know what, Lita was easy to work with, so hitting her with the Angle Slam was nothing," Angle fondly remarked. Angle's candid revelation sheds light on the subjective nature of storytelling in professional wrestling. While certain storylines may resonate deeply with fans, they can simultaneously evoke discomfort and dissent among the talented performers bringing those narratives to life.
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