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Lanny Poffo Speaks on Randy Savage’s WWE Hall of Fame Induction and How It Was His Decision

September 5, 2016 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

– Speaking to CYInterview.com, former WWE Superstar Lanny Poffo, who shared his memories of the late WWE Hall of Famer, Randy Savage and more. Below are some highights.

On Mr. Fuji giving his parents a tour of Hawaii: “He [Mr. Fuji] had lived in Hawaii for a lot of years, he had a lot of friends and he gave my parents the blue chip tour.”

Lanny Poffo on moving in with his elderly mother who is still alive at 89: “You know, after my father died and my brother died right after, she hit the skids pretty badly. So I sold my house. I moved in with her and she’s gonna be 90 years old January 28th. She’s doing much better. I told her, ‘Do you want to live? Or do you want to die?’ She says, ‘I want to live.’ I said, ‘Then you have to notify your face.’ And I haven’t seen her smile in years. ‘You know, you’re gonna have to smile and laugh.’ And she says, ‘But what after I lost?’ I said, ‘Fake it till you make it.”

On his decision for Macho Man Randy Savage to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015: “Now my mother was very upset because she knew that Randy’s wishes, she says ‘You can’t do that. This is Randy’s wishes.’ And I said, ‘I am the older brother now. I get to make unpopular decisions. It’s my wishes that are gonna happen. And Macho Man is going in the Hall of Fame because the fans have been suffering enough. On one hand you’ve got one Macho Man, on the other hand you’ve got millions and millions of Macho fans. And if it wasn’t for the Macho fan, the Macho man would not exist. So in a way, I am doing Randy’s biding.’”