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Mark Henry Recalls Bray Wyatt Joking Around With Him The Last Time They Saw Each Other

August 25, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Mark Henry told a story on Busted Open Radio about the last time he saw Bray Wyatt, noting how Wyatt made his son laugh. Henry talked about the experience on Friday’s show as the show’s hosts memorialized Wyatt, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 36.

In the ring, Windham Rotunda portrayed a cultish figure known as Bray Wyatt, but behind the scenes, he offered up a much more lighthearted demeanor. It was that same cheerful energy that WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry remembers radiating from Rotunda during their final encounter before his untimely death on August 24. On “Busted Open Radio,” Henry detailed the last time he saw Rotunda, which occurred at an autograph signing in the midst of WrestleMania 39 weekend in Los Angeles, California.

“The last time that we were together was at a signing in Los Angeles during Mania, and Jacob (Henry’s son) was with me and he said, ‘Jacob, come here. Oh my God, look how big you got,'” Henry recalled (per Wrestling Inc). “He’s like, ‘Did your dad ever tell you that they tried to put him on a diet?’ And I said, ‘Oh, s**t, where is this going?'”

Henry continued, “And [Wyatt] was like, ‘Yeah, we came out of a meeting because [WWE] wanted me to lose some weight and they wanted your dad to lose some weight. And your dad said, Okay, all right, enough. I’m going to start right after I go to Taco Cabana.’ Jacob just busted out laughing. [Rotunda was] just a funny dude like that, man. There’s not many people that you could just sit there, and they’re not trying to be funny, [but] they just funny. And I loved him.”

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