Jake Roberts discussed the threats of a clique acquiring power in a wrestling business, and the real-life concerns in between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels.
Roberts utilized his Snake Pit podcast to speak about The Kliq, the notorious group in WWE that consisted of Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman, Kevin Nash, and Triple H. Roberts stated of the group, “I didn’t suit. I wasn’t part of The Kliq. I’ve never ever been a cliquey man, male. I do not think in inner circles. I believe they’re incorrect, I believe they’re incorrect for business. Relationship is something, however when you begin attempting to run a business by your impact and requiring individuals to do things that they do not desire done since you have the power, it’s bad.”
“The Snake” would continue, going over how real-life concerns in between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels led to Vince McMahon holding a teleconference simply to encourage them to interact. Roberts continued: “When I initially found out about that, I stated, ‘‘ Vince, fire both of them motherf *** ers. Fire both, male. They’re not assisting your f *** ing business. They’re jacking your business off. They’re playing you.’ Are you joke me?”
Roberts would sign up with WWE’s Hall of Fame as a member of their 2014 class. He is presently signed as a skill to All Elite Wrestling.