Season three of Dark Side of the Ring premieres on Thursday, May 6 on VICE TV.
The season will run for fourteen episodes with one of the topics centered around deathmatch legend Nick Gage, who was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree bank robbery.
Speaking to Renee Paquette on Oral Sessions, Dark Side of the Ring creator Evan Husney revealed that they wanted to get John Zandig, a deathmatch legend in his own right and the man who helped train Gage, for an interview but things went haywire when they arrived late.
"That day, planning the interview, there were red flags. He was really on edge the whole time about time. We roll up to his house and we're ten minutes late. We missed one turn in the RV and if you miss one turn in the RV, you're screwed for ten minutes. We're driving past his house and on the front lawn is a Trump flag and it's the biggest one I've ever seen in my entire life. It has a tank on it that says 'TRUMP.' I go in, we walk up to the house and all of a sudden I see terrified children run out of the house, that's not good. I think his partner was like, 'he's real mad at you!' My phone starts ringing and it's one of our producers and they're like, 'Don't go in there. He doesn't want you in the house. Turn away.' As soon as I'm hearing this, the door bursts open and it's like Chris Farley, man down by the river, and he's coming out like, 'You guys screwed up!' Trump hat. Trump everything, screaming at us. He comes up to my face and is like, 'You blew it boys, get off my fucking property.' It was crazy and he threw us off. As soon as I saw the flag, I just needed one reason to be like 'I'm not doing this.' As he's coming out, I'm like, 'Okay, see you later.' It's a bummer and it sucks for Nick. You can blame me, but it sucks for Nick. He's a big part of Nick's life and it would've been great to have him in there. Then we inadvertently followed him to WalMart," said Hunsey.
Paquette said there needs to be behind the scenes footage of Dark Side of the Ring, showing things like the Zandig story.
Jon Moxley will be part of the Nick Gage episode of Dark Side of the Ring.
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