Hillbilly Jim was recently interviewed by Bleacher Report where he discussed his upcoming induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, class of 2018.
Below are some highlights of the interview:
On receiving word that he would be inducted into the Hall of Fame:
“I didn’t have that on my mind whatsoever,” Jim told Bleacher Report. “For a moment or two, I was knocked back on my heels. Basically, I was speechless. It was a whole lot for me to digest quickly.”
On his character, Hillbilly Jim:
“It was always a very doable and easy character to step into,” Jim said. “I’m from this part of the country. I know a lot of country people. I know what that translates to. I did the best I could to bring that to the ring.
“It’s a lot like I really am in person. I’m a happy, excitable kind of character. And I just wanted to denote happiness.”
Here’s a clip of Jim with Hacksaw Jim Duggan:
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On how he wants to be remembered:
“I want the fans to enjoy this,” Jim said of his Hall of Fame induction. “I’m a representative of you. That’s exactly what this is all about. This is part of your legacy.”
They also discuss his current lifestyle and more.
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