Riddle Sometimes Feels Like He's On 'Casting Couch' With Promos, Was Never Left By His Stepdad

Riddle has kept true to himself in WWE, carrying over the laid-back persona that fans have come to know through the years to WWE television.

On the mic, Riddle delivers his customary "bro" while telling sometimes outlandish stories of frozen feet and absent stepfathers.

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Speaking on Friday Night Pints, Riddle was asked if any backlash when it comes to promos is more on the performer or the company.

"When it comes to dialogue, it's more on (the company). We also have some input, sometimes, and sometimes we don't. It depends on who wants you to say it. The other day, I had to talk about my stepdad who left me 25 years ago when he went to get milk and just got lost and never came back. I was like, 'But Randy, you came back.' My mom and dad called me and were like, 'Yo, who the hell is this stepdad?' Well...you know [laughs]. They wanted the stepdad thing in there," he said.

Speaking about how comfortable he is on camera with promos, Riddle replied, "The worst is, even when I first started, I hate just being in front of a camera. I don't mind talking, I was in the UFC, give me a microphone, there are 1,000 people. I don't know what I'm going to say, but I'm going to say something. When you're on camera and these are your bullet points, you're like [silence]. I feel like I'm on Casting Couch. I know I just have to say something, but I don't know what to do. When it comes to wrestling, that comes naturally. The promos, especially if they want me to say certain things, especially with the crowd and people chanting and I'm like, 'Yeah! Yeah!' and they go 'here is the mic.' I'm like......BRO! I'm dancing like 'what am I supposed to say?'"

Riddle has been asked to carry many promo segments in recent months during his storyline with Randy Orton.

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