APA Was Formed After JBL & Ron Simmons Were Expecting To Be Fired
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JBL began by discussing how he essentially got black-out drink on his birthday. JBL said, “I think we had an afternoon shot in Philadelphia. We’re coming down to Baltimore. They’re just feeding me every substance known to man. It’s my birthday. I’m messed up by the time I get down to Baltimore. We go to the hotel and in come Vince and Shane. I go back to the Red Roof, Ron left early. Go back to the Red Roof and Ron and I were splitting a room at the Red Roof, that’s how cheap we were, it was probably 29 bucks, 15 bucks each. Ron wakes up and he goes, ‘how’d you get here?’ I said, ‘limo.’ He said, ‘limo?’ I said, ‘yeah, Vince and Shane.’ He goes, ‘oh, we’re fired.’ I started laughing. I said, ‘yeah, we may be,’ and he said, ‘you still got a connection in Japan?’ I said ‘I hope so.’
Continuing on, JBL said the very next day Vince talked about wanting him to start drinking on TV. JBL said, “So I come to TV the next day in Baltimore and they said Vince wanted to talk to me and I thought, man you know, I was drunk at the hotel, I’m probably in trouble. So I walk in there and Vince laughs about how hungover I am, and he’s in a jovial mood. He goes, ‘I’m going to put that on television.’ I said, ‘what are you going to put on television?’ He said ‘I’m gonna put on television about you and Ron sitting around drinking and BS’ing.’ He goes, ‘that’s good stuff.’ He said that’s entertaining. I was shocked. I was expecting to be reprimanded, to be in trouble. I come back out and Ron goes, ‘uh, yeah, when we going to Japan?’ I said ‘we’re not.’ He said, ‘what do you mean were not?’ I said ‘Vince wants us to drink beer on television,’ and Ron said, ‘that’s the greatest idea I’ve ever heard!’
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Thanks to Fightful for providing transcriptions.