Sami Zayn is a famous WWE wrestler, and he recently spoke about being a heel in WWE. Zayn actually fought some of WWE’s best wrestlers and he started his career at WWE NXT. Zayn is working as a heel at the moment. He entered the WWE main roster as a baby face.
Zayn was on FOX Sports, where he spoke about being a heel. He stated that he loves getting under people’s skin.
Sami Zayn on His Heel Character in WWE
“It’s funny that you say it’s getting under people’s skin,” Zayn said.
“I actually get that comment a lot. ‘Cut your hair. Shave your beard.’ What’s your problem? What do you care? It’s the strangest thing. It offends people to be this unkempt. It offends people. But, no, it’s actually more just cause I think I’m going bald and I’ve never had long hair.
“And I said, ‘Well, if you’re ever going to do it, now’s the time. I’m getting older. I’m starting to see it thin out a little bit.’ I said, ‘I’ve never had it, I’m starting to see it thin out a little bit.
I’ve never had it, let’s go for it.’ Then, because of the nature of my character, it just looked better to keep it looking crazy versus putting product in it. If I was a good guy, I don’t think it would work as well”.
Zayn then spoke about his look. He stated that his look is inspired by Bill Murray’s character (Ernie McCracken). McCracken was a character in Kingpin. Bret Hart is another wrestler that his look is inspired by. “But, I had an inspiration early on from, I don’t know if you’ve ever seen the movie, Kingpin?” Sami Zayn asked.
“Bill Murray’s character in Kingpin and the big game when his hair starts going little by little. That was a bit of an inspiration for me. I wanted to have that look. Or Bret Hart from a more practical point of view, where he’d come out looking one way, but then as the match progressed he looked a different way.
And it kind of gave off the effect that this person’s going through hell and they’re in a war. They come out and their hair’s looking one way, but by the end, it’s just everywhere, you know? So, I kind of like that aspect of it”.