Randy Orton Discusses His Relationship With Vince McMahon, Says He'll Re-Sign When Contract Is Up

Randy Orton has been part of the WWE system for over two deacdes and is one of the most decorated WWE superstars of all time.

Throughout his time in the company, Orton has has plenty of chats with Vince McMahon, for good reasons and for disciplinary reasons.

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Speaking to Pat McAfee on the Pat McAfee Show, Orton was asked about his relationship with the boss.

"It's been a long, steady, growing one. Early on, most of our encounters was because I was fucking up. I was very fortunate because he took a liking to me. It's kind of like a father figure on the road. I was so young and I think he saw a little something of himself in me because I'm a little batshit crazy and he's seen me throw a tantrum or two and get emotional and lose it and I've had a coupe of deep conversations with the guy. He's known some of the troubles I went through. We're kind of on a different level and I think he sees a little bit of himself in me. I think that's why he took a liking to me. I think he also sees that I'm a WWE guy, I started out a WWE guy, and I'm not going anywhere. Even a couple of years ago, there might have been some chatter and some talk, but I wasn't really the guy talking about going anywhere else. That was the internet and everybody. 'Oh, this is interesting, I never said that.' Here I am. My contract is up in a couple of years, and I'll sign another one. I love this place. I love getting to do shit like [McAfee's show]. WrestleMania, this is my 18th WrestleMania, here is to ten more WrestleMania's," he said.

Orton closed his commented by saying, "Long after I'm not able to take a bump anymore, I'll be here."

Orton is set to team with Riddle at WrestleMania 38 as the duo defends their Raw Tag Team Championships against the Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) and Alpha Academy (Otis & Chad Gable) in a triple threat bout.

Elsewhere during the interview, Orton commented on wrestling protecting their opponents. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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