Famous people love wrestling, or at least that’s what WWE would have you believe. Unfortunately, the celebs they drag out tend to be limited to Adam Sandler, Maria Menounos, ZZ Top and a mixed bag of professional athletes.
At Wrestling On Earth, we KNOW that there are cooler celebrities out there who love themselves some top grappling action.
Here’s our first collection of celebs who can’t get enough wrestling, but if you know of any others (and have a link to the interview or whatever that proves it!), then let us know by tweeting @TomBlackett or @WrestlingEarth.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost
One of the most likeable comedy duos of the past 15 years, there were signs early on that Simon Pegg (@SimonPegg) and Nick Frost (@NickJFrost) were keen on a bit of wrestling, as seen in the sitcom they starred in, ‘Spaced’:
However, while their fandom might have waned a little once the Attitude Era was over, their most recent film (‘The World’s End’) is EXTREMELY satisfying for the sheer number of wrestling moves in the fight scenes, as they discuss here:
If you haven’t seen it, you really should. Not only because it’s pretty great, but also because Frost performs a Rock Bottom, a spinebuster and an elbow drop, and all without tearing his abdomen! Clearly, should The Rock ever chooses to return to the ring, he should take a break from his epic cheat days and study Frost’s work-out technique. Continue reading