The Usos On ‘After The Bell’: ‘When You Mess Up, It Trickles Down’
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The Usos are the latest guests on the WWE After The Bell podcast and although Jimmy Uso’s DUI arrest didn’t directly get addressed, the brothers and Corey Graves do touch upon being away from the ring and “messing up.”
“Well I mean, you know how it is, man. Like, let’s remember, we’re human beings, we make mistakes,” said Jimmy Uso, “The Usos make mistakes and everybody knows about it, you know what I’m saying? So when we do that, we never really had the chance to sit still because you stay movement so fast, you know we home a day and a half, the next day you on the road again, we’re in five cities in four nights, man so the road, it just keeps on going.”
“So it’s almost like you don’t have time to address anything you just move on to the next,” Graves adds.
“Hell, no. And that’s exactly what it was,” Jimmy says. “That’s exactly what it was, never really sat still and got to realize you know, when you mess up, it trickles down and the most people that it trickles to is to your close ones, the circle, your family. Your kids, your close friends, people you really rock with and you start to lose focus of that.”
“I think that’s where it got hard. I think that’s what it was man, just enjoying what we were doing, like, damn, man. It started to get rough.” Jimmy continues. “The road moves quick, man and you better take time for yourself to slow down and that’s exactly what we did.”
Corey asked The Usos about their new short hair styles and Jimmy adds, “I told him, every time ‘I’ve been in trouble I had long hair, it’s time to get rid of this [censored], cut this off!'”
“Now you gotta stay out of trouble,” says Graves.
“Yeahhh, we’ll see,” Jimmy teases.
Jimmy then comments on how he had major nerves making a return back to Friday Night SmackDown:
“Hey I was telling my brother all day, that felt like the first day of school. I was nervous all day. I had the shakes in my legs a little bit. Straight up, all the way up to Gorilla. My brother was like, ‘Man, what’s wrong with you man? You good?'”
Jey, although he wasn’t nervous, certainly felt the love among his colleagues at the brothers making their return.
“The ‘polluted us’ compared to the ‘ready us’ now man, this is going to be a cakewalk this year, man. 2020 is going to be the year of The Usos,” he said. “Honestly, walking through the back, walking through the locker room, seeing ‘the boys,’ seeing the camera crew, everybody, man. Like that right there was love and I felt that, man. I really did. I felt that, like on a shoot, like some ‘brother [censored],’ you know?”
(Transcription credit should go to @DominicDeAngelo of WrestleZone)
The Usos continue to talk about how it feels to reunite with their cousin, Roman Reigns and later on Corey Graves is joined on the show by Samoa Joe. You can listen to the entire episode below: