WWE sensation Grayson Waller isn't content with just taking down opponents in the wrestling ring; he's extending his challenges to the realm of pop culture. In a recent appearance on WWE's talk show "The Bump," Waller speculated on what a Taylor Swift song about him would be titled, thereby escalating an ongoing, albeit one-sided, feud with the pop icon and her legion of fans, known colloquially as "Swifties." Waller enthusiastically suggested, "The title's got to be 'The Grayson Waller Rub.'
I reckon she's buzzing in the media more than ever this week. It's almost like the Waller effect in action. So, who knows? Maybe she'll pop by and see me deliver a performance in the ring sometime." Adding fuel to the fire, Waller took the liberty of dragging Taylor Swift's boyfriend, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, into the fold.
He boldly issued a challenge for a wrestling match to Kelce, providing the NFL star with an opportunity to stand up for his girlfriend's honor. This controversial callout has caught the attention of both Swifties and NFL fans, who are now curious to see how this peculiar intersection of sports and music will unfold.
Rising Ring Partnerships
However, Waller's ambitions aren't limited to Twitter banter and celebrity callouts. The Sydney-born wrestler has been cementing his status on the small screen. In an interesting development, Waller has struck a tag-team partnership with Austin Theory, aptly named "A-Town Down Under." The dynamic duo recently clinched a win against Cameron Grimes and Dragon Lee on the October 20 episode of "WWE SmackDown," further elevating Waller's rising stock in the wrestling world.
This unique blend of wrestling, pop culture, and social media savvy demonstrates Waller's multifaceted strategy to climb the WWE ladder. Not only is he excelling in the ring but he's also creating ripples in the larger cultural dialogue.
Whether or not Taylor Swift will actually pen a song called "The Grayson Waller Rub" remains to be seen, but Waller's knack for publicity is undoubtedly pushing him into mainstream conversations. With a rapidly growing fanbase, and now possibly capturing the attention of Swift's massive following, Grayson Waller is emerging as a WWE star to keep an eye on.