When the news hit that WWE and WCW legend Booker T was running for Mayor of Houston, Texas, the consensus was a bit of understandable shock. He had never really expressed interest in politics up to that point, at least not publically, and it turns out WWE fans weren't the only ones in shock.
On the latest episode of his Heated Conversations radio show, Booker T discussed how he came to this surprising decision, a decision that was met with an unplanned reaction from his wife (via SEScoops).
“You go with your gut instinct, your intuition. I think that has to do with, as for me and the decisions I make, I think running for Mayor came for me in the middle of the night–in a vision. I said that this is something that I had to do, just a couple of nights ago when I was at a Boxing event. It came to me at this Boxing match that I have to run for Mayor of the city. I called my wife and I told her that I’m running for Mayor, and she started laughing. It was like the biggest laugh in the world.”
He had to address the topic again to get her to believe him, and even then she still thought he was just joking. After he finally convinced her he was serious, she realized what that meant for her already stacked workload.
“I went home, and told her again that I’m running for Mayor. She’s still laughing at me. She knows how stupid I am, and then I woke up the next morning talking to somebody on the phone about it, and she goes, are you still talking about that nonsense about you running for Mayor? I said, baby, I have to do this. She said, do you know how much work I’m going to have to do? She already does all the work now for Reality of Wrestling, and everything else, along with my bookings and everything, she’s the one doing it. I definitely think I have a chance. I think that the time is now, and it’s no better time than right now for Booker T to make a run for it.”
So, if you happen to be a wrestling fan in the wonderful city of Houston, Texas, will you be voting for Booker T?
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