Ryan Nemeth Had A Clause In His AEW Contract That He Couldn't Be Penalized For Taking Acting Roles

Ryan Nemeth had a special clause put into his AEW contracts regarding his acting career.

Ryan Nemeth is known as the Hollywood Hunk and as such it's only natural that he would take time away from his wrestling schedule in order to take some acting roles.

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During an appearance on the Developmentally Speaking podcast, Nemeth revealed that he had a clause in his contract that would allow him to not be penalized for taking time away from the ring to further his acting career.

"My main focus has always been the same. I want to get people to smile, you know? So that can mean a lot of things, right? That could be wrestling. That could be doing comedy, that could be writing, that could be acting. I want them to feel something and I want to make a living doing that," he said. "So I'm not really picking one thing and I never will and no one has ever made me. Every AEW contract I've ever signed, I had put in there that I cannot be penalized or punished in any way for booking an acting job and going. They were it was very cool, so I always appreciated that. I was like, 'Hey, it's literally my name, Hollywood Hunk. So, I have to go act sometimes.' I've only had to miss, I think, two AEW shows ever and one when I had to go do reshoots for Iron Claw. I remember I had to shoot, get on a red eye, and then arrive. It was one of those real close calls, but I didn't [miss it]."

Ryan Nemeth recently began appearing for TNA Wrestling alongside his brother, Nic Nemeth, formerly Dolph Ziggler in WWE.

Nemeth will be wrestling on the May 16 episode of TNA iMPACT! as part of a special Champions Challenge match. Learn more here.

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