Booker T has cleared the air on his A&E Biography.
Fans noticed that Booker T's Biography on A&E, which aired on Sunday, May 9, didn't cover the controversial match between Triple H and Booker T at WrestleMania 19, which had racial elements in the build up to the match.
In a deleted tweet, Writer David Dennis Jr. said, "So one of the main reasons I was brought in was to talk about WrestleMania 19. I went in about it for a LONG time. But my ass knew it wasn’t making the final cut so I figured i was gonna get cut out from the whole doc lmao”
Speaking on his Hall of Fame podcast, Booker T set the record straight on the story.
"How can it be pulled (when) it never actually got in," he said. "To write [that it got pulled], makes it seem like there was a whole lot of meat and potatoes on the bone of the story of Booker T and Triple H. I never gave that story a whole lot of credence or given a lot of thought to me losing that match. They talk about the story, and I understand that, but I never looked at my career and framed my career around a single match. I got paid more money for that match than I got paid for any match in my life. I'm not gonna complain about that. When people try to make something out of a racial issue between Booker T, Triple H, and WWE, someone is just trying to get some clicks. I just want everyone to know that, that was not what my story was about at the end of the day. My story is not about the dark side of WrestleMania 19. For people to want to make it about that, I get it and understand, but for me personally, that's not what my career makeup is about."
Booker noted that he saw a rough cut of the documentary a year ago and the WrestleMania 19 story was not part of that cut either. He also said that David Dennis started something by putting the tweet out and then deleting it.
He consistently said his story was about inspiring others, not about one singular match in his career.
That settles that.
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