It's a fairly well know fact, that professional wrestling
styles itself as a social barometer, as a way of staying
popular and keeping it's soap opera story lines flowing
seamlessly. Example: in the 70's during the Iranian crisis,
we had the Iron Sheik. Flash forward to the edge of the
millenium. What does pro wrestling have to give us? Mr.
Ass, of course!
There's no doubt about it. Titan Sports (owners of World Wide Wrestling) know
their audience, and they give them exactly what they want. And as of late, they
want ass. Enter into the picture Billy Gunn. One half of the tag team The New
Age Outlaws. But as time has gone on, his name has changed from Billy Gunn, to
Badd Ass Billy Gunn, to Badd Ass, and now to Mr. Ass.
I can almost picture the conversation with his mom right now. "Yeah mom. I'm
wearing pink tights, and calling myself Mr. Ass. "