Big Show Talks ‘The Big Show Show’ Being Very True-To-Life
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Following his surprise challenge to Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 36, The Big Show is now in rarefied air as he can say he competed at WrestleMania across for decades. However, now Big Show is putting all of his Focus into his new Netflix sitcom, The Big Show Show.
Speaking with Metro, Big Show describes just how true-to-life the plot is for him and what he hopes that other families gain from watching the show.
“I never really talked to those guys before, and they blew me away with the pilot, because the part about Lola, oldest daughter coming to live with me – I got custody of my daughter when she was 15. ‘I literally experienced that, just having my daughter visiting a couple of weeks here and there to “OK, now I am a full-time dad,” he said. ”I got that full-time parenting job, so I understood where my character was coming from on the importance of wanting to build that relationship stronger and really make her feel like she was home. I asked those guys, ‘Do you guys have a private investigator following me or something, because this is very close to my real life?’”
He continued, “The one thing I wanted from this show from the beginning concept was to make this the kind of show where if you’re watching it’s a family you want to be a part of. You’ve got a crazy dad that’s world-famous for being a monster, but at home he’s dad. I take out the trash, I make sandwiches – I’m just a dad like anybody else! ‘The whole world superstar thing doesn’t matter a lick when you walk through the front door.”
The first season of The Big Show Show is now streaming on Netflix.