The wedding on WWE Raw between Lana and Bobby Lashley garnered big viewership numbers for WWE, with Lana claiming the segment did the highest ratings of 2019. Opinions on the segment varied, but the majority of wrestling fans could not stop talking about it and the surprise twist of Liv Morgan being revealed as Lana's lover.
Speaking on his Hall of Fame podcast, Booker T weighed in on the segment.
"I saw somebody say, 'If you guys just stop this right now, we'll forget about it.' The whole angle. I was pretty skeptical myself. It's a little different. People have seen weddings before. I was one of the first ones to say, let it play out. There's been all kind of speculation, even CM Punk was talking about putting Lana in a shark cage. The way this thing turned out, I was watching and it was so crazy. My son, he's 9 years old, I felt like I was 9 years old and we were watching a cartoon. Lana's act. She's good. She's definitely taken this role and made it her own. I don't know, her and Bobby kissing and whatever, maybe it's not real. Maybe she's faking it. Maybe she's making him think. That's how good she really is. I do think that the way the angle ended up, it's gonna be something that people are going to be talking about for a long time. It was so funny and well put together. They went all the way into the trick bag and said, 'We're gonna make fans feel something as opposed to just watching it.' I think it was a home run," he stated. "Rusev coming out of the cake was the best part for me. I did not see that coming. I was lost in the story. It added more to what was going on. They put a lot of thought into it and it was really cool. Even the white microphones. They went all out."
As far as who has stood out during the angle between Lana, Rusev, and Lashley, Booker had high praise for Lana, who he sees as a star coming out of the whole thing.
"I'm definitely interested in seeing what Lana is going to be doing. I think Lana was an afterthought, but she has shown that she's a star. She's money. When she told Charly that she would 'snatch her bald.' I was laughing so hard. 'Renee, Renee, oh, you're not Renee.' That was so good and funny. Lana is actually really good at what she does. It takes a special quality to pull off something like that."
Many fans are worried WWE won't be able to pull off the Lana and Liv storyline as it features two straight women, but Lana cautioned fans not to assume someone's sexuality, even if they are married. You can view her comments by clicking here.
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