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WWE legend Kevin Nash on Monday addressed a number of the darkish feedback he made in final week’s podcast episode, saying he would “by no means” hurt himself.
Police in Florida checked on Nash final week after he talked about “time flies if you bought a gun in your mouth.” On Monday, Nash mentioned on the “Kliq This” podcast the disturbing remarks was a part of a bit he did with the late Scot Hall.
“Emily Sherman was [former WCW executive] Brad Siegel’s niece, however she labored for us. I feel she labored in worldwide or no matter after we had been in WCW,” Nash mentioned. “Her and Scott began courting. She would journey with us rather a lot on the highway after we would go from city to city, particularly from Nitro to Thunder. It was all the time this ongoing factor the place they’d say, ‘Well, what do you guys take into consideration that?’
“Scott and I’d each say, ‘Yeah, as quickly as we get accomplished sticking a pistol in our mouth.’ They would say, ‘Oh, that’s not humorous’ and Scott would say, ‘It is, as a result of we’re gonna go away a word.’ A pair folks buzzed her they usually’re like, ‘Hey, your boy Nash, I feel he’s in hassle.’ She watches it and pops. Like she watches it and pops, she’s like, ‘Oh, they don’t know the skit.’ They don’t know, it’s the word. You know, it’s like, that’s what makes it humorous.”
Nash admitted he made “some off-color remarks” final week.
“… But for anyone on the market, I’d by no means do something to hurt myself,” he mentioned. “I assume folks don’t understand I’ve a spouse that’s been with me for 35 f—ng years. It’s by no means been about me. I drive a f—ing ’05 Mustang. I do know it feels like that skit from f—ing ‘Saturday Night Live’ the place, ‘I drive a Dodge Stratus’, however I drive a 2005 Mustang. I don’t give a f—. It’s by no means been about me. It’s in regards to the people who I deal with and that’s your job. Your job is to offer and shield. That’s your job.”
The WWE Hall of Famer’s 26-year-old son, Tristen, died after struggling a seizure and going into cardiac arrest in October. Nash has been open about how tough it has been for him to deal with the tragic loss. On Monday, Nash appeared to insinuate that he lately had suicidal ideas.
“Time flies if you bought a gun in your mouth. I imply, time flies if you’re having enjoyable,” Nash mentioned on his “Kliq This” podcast.
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Nash’s co-host, Sean Oliver, rapidly tried to get Nash off the subject.
“Don’t play like that. You have weapons, so you’ll be able to’t say these issues,” Oliver mentioned.
Nash replied, “I can do regardless of the f— I wish to do. Long as I go away a word.”
“Every morning once I get up, the very first thing that occurs is I come to the belief that as an alternative of there being three human beings in my house, there’s now two,” Nash continued. “And the third individual is not on trip or staying with pals or is out late. He is rarely coming again. And then I sit up within the mattress and I’ve completely nothing I’ve to do, and it is like, ‘So, why am I getting away from bed?'”
The father-and-son duo give up alcohol “chilly turkey” days earlier than Tristen’s passing, Nash revealed.
“Alcohol is the nastiest . . . it is a nasty drug,” Nash mentioned per week after his son died. “Anybody on the market, if you have not drank, you have most likely accomplished your self an unbelievable service. If you do drink, and also you’re having issues and know it is affecting your life, and you already know it is affecting your well being, you’ll be able to’t see the injury it is doing.”
Tristen died on what would have been Hall’s sixty fourth birthday. Hall and Nash had been wrestling companions for years. Tristen was the one baby of Kevin and Tamara Nash.
Nash was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 and once more in 2020 as a member of the New World Order.
Fox News’ Ryan Morik contributed to this report.