Seth Rollins has become one of the biggest stars in WWE over the past few years. There’s no doubting that the current Universal Champion was the breakout member of The Shield and has flourished in whatever role WWE has given him over the past seven years.
Rollins has proved that he can work both face and heel when needed and has made his character relatable to the WWE Universe, but how much input does The Beastslayer have when it comes to his on-screen character?
Rollins recently joined Sports Illustrated Media podcast where he was able to open up about his character and how many people backstage help to make this a reality.
I’m satisfied with it because I make a point to be satisfied with it. I make a point to contribute my ideas and my thoughts and if I feel strongly about something the way it should be or the way it should be portrayed then I will make my voice be heard. Look, not everyone gets that leeway and also not everyone should get that leeway. That’s just not how it works. You have to build equity with your fans, your boss, your coworkers. You have to build equity over time and then you can get the leeway to have that kind of say in your story if that’s your complaint. Or you can just stand up for yourself and do it instead of going on somewhere else and b—hing about it,” he said via WrestlingInc.
Rollins went on to state that he was satisfied with the character that he obviously has trust in the experience that Vince McMahon brings to the table.
“I’m very satisfied with the amount of input I have. Do I do things that I don’t always want to do? Yes, but you know what? Sometimes that stuff works. Because I can’t see things perfectly every single time. I don’t have the perspective that other people around me have. Vince McMahon has been doing this twenty years longer than I’ve been alive. So he’s got some ideas and he knows things that I just don’t know that I have to learn from. Sometimes, being your best is about taking advice from other people. What we do is work together in a group and in a community and we take advice from everywhere from each and every person that we respect in our circle and we try to make things better. Yes, I feel extremely comfortable with the amount of input I have in my matches, in my promos, in my stories, and in my schedule.”
Seth Rollins is currently scheduled to defend his Universal Championship in a “Winner’s Take All” match at Extreme Rules next month as he teams with Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch against Baron Corbin and Lacey Evans.