Col. Robert Parker Recalls Managing Steve Austin

Col. Robert Parker was recently interviewed by Wrestling Epicenter's Interactive Wrestling Radio. You can see highlights below, and the full interview above or at this link.

If Robert Parker minded his managerial character being more comedic than some:
"That is what they wanted. They weren't into major heat. They just wanted people to be entertained. As a matter of fact, Sid and I had a problem with that from time to time. Sid saw himself as the worst, most horrible man that ever worked the business. I, on the other hand, realized they wanted something a little different. We butted heads over it. They were very happy with what I was giving them. Sid had a problem with that. He wanted that extreme heat. He'd look at me and say, "That's funny, I don't like it!" I'd say, "Hey! It's funny and it's great!" (laughs)"

On transitioning to manage "Stunning" Steve Austin in WCW:
"I went on with Sid until he had his problem with Arn Anderson. Then, I went on to split the "Hollywood Blondes" (Steve Austin and Brian Pillman). Steve and I became great friends. Just really had a great time in WCW. "

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