David Arquette will always be synonymous with failed booking and a pro wrestling promotion at its absolute worst thanks to the creative powers that be at WCW putting the world heavyweight title on him all the way back in the late 90s. Even now, he takes heat for it, despite only wrestling on the independent circuit and doing what he can to put his time in without taking anything away from any other wrestlers.
He’s been doing things the right way for some time, and while it may have made a difference to some, others aren’t so easily convinced. So when NWA announced he would be appearing at an event early next year, the hate came pouring in and he had enough of it:
I love all the hate I’m getting here. It baffles me that these people can love wrestling just like I do but I’m a joke in their eyes. That’s why I’m doing what I’m doing. 8 months of training. Two surgeries, 3 broken ribs, traveling across the US, getting... https://t.co/lY9arwrEXS— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
Stiffed by promoters, helping shine a light on talent I believe in that aren’t getting recognized, doing little things I won’t mention to give back to both wrestling and individual wrestlers and I’m the asshole? Wrestling is for the people and by the people...— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
I may have grown up in Hollywood but I’m not some stuck up punk. I had and opportunity to be a part of WCW when I was in my 20’s to travel with some of my heroes in the ring and I took it. I’m done apologizing. Now I just want to kick some ass so any of you bitches have a...— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
Problem with me I’ll see you in Tennessee or wherever I’m wrestling and we can settle it like men.— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
Tell ‘em, DA!