RJ City: 'To Me, The Muppet Show And Pro Wrestling Are The Exact Same Thing'

Is there really any difference between John Cena and Kermit the Frog? Not to RJ City, there isn't.

WWE has always said that they are not professional wrestling, they are entertainment. Over the years, through partnerships with names like Cyndi Lauper, Limp Bizkit, Leslie Nielsen, and by having their characters appear in properties produced by Hanna Barbera, WWE has often tried to illustrate their point.

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For RJ City, he grew up a fan of The Muppet Show and professional wrestling and for him, it was all truly the same.

Speaking on the most recent episode of The New Day Podcast, RJ illustrates his point by suggesting that on neither program does anything ever go according to plan.

"I would answer by saying, isn't it all the same thing? To me, it was wrestling and The Muppet Show when I was a kid and they are, in my opinion, the exact same thing. It's a show about a show. Everyone has their own character, their own kind of acts, you know, Gonzo is going to do a certain kind of thing. Fozzie is going to do a certain kind of thing, and there's always the assumption that nothing will go according to plan. In both shows, watch Raw, not one thing that they say is going to happen will happen peacefully or without incident. It's always implied that there will be an incident. Of course, I mean, when they had the guest hosts, a really became the same thing to me. So I don't see any difference in our world and I want everyone to join hands so I can bring them all together."

During the guest host era of Monday Night Raw, The Muppets would actually guest host an episode of Monday Night Raw, something that RJ jokes filled him with jealousy.

"I felt deceiving jealousy. I felt like this was mine. I've been calling this all along. What the hell? I think they should have had, you know, old Muppet Show hosts host, right? I think they should have had like Madeline Kahn, and perhaps a Paul Williams, or a Peter Sellers. I think they would have done really well backstage."

Elsewhere on the podcast, RJ details his failed WWE tryout which was filled with puns and singing sitcom theme songs. Learn more here.

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