Big Show didn't believe in New Day at first.
Big E has told the story in the past that Big Show said terrible things about New Day when the group first got together. Big E did say Big Show apologized for his comments.
On the most recent New Day: Feel The Power, Big Show gave his side of the story on why he didn't believe in New Day to start.
"I have to eat my own words, but it's okay, because of who is involved, I will gladly eat my own words because I've never been happier to be so wrong in my life. I've seen Kofi come in from FCW and I saw him working into the championship role. Then, there are these two guys I don't know. One looks like he just drove over and ate a cow and this other guy is running around with a trombone acting like he's lost his mind. I'm thinking 3 Man Band, no one is going to come out well on this. This is just what I saw backstage. I pull my friend Kofi discreetly to the side," he said before Big E and Xavier Woods jumped in to call out Big Show for saying he did it discreetly. Big Show admitted that maybe they were just an elbow apart when he talked to Kofi.
"We all know how I am with business. When it's business, you have to be direct. I told Kofi, 'You're on your way to being a champion and getting that title, you don't want to run around with these two [bleep]. I get it, you want to do something and create because you're in a lull, but these two [bleep] aren't going to get you over.' He looks at me and says, 'I appreciate that, but there is something special here, give it a look.' I said, 'Okay, I will, I'll reserve judgment.' I thought it was a death sentence for my friend Kofi," he said before finishing with, "As soon as ya'll came through the curtain, what did I say? I apologized and said, 'Forget everything I just said. I'm wrong. What you have is magic, don't change.'"
Big Show went on to say that he always had a great time working with New Day, specifically recalling six-man tag team matches that also involved Usos.
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