In a recent interview with Sky Sports, Kofi was able to to bring such information to the masses;
He dropped the accent to become more marketable with a character that was closer to who he really is. So, basically they wanted to white him up to make in order to make him less scary to white America.
“I wanted to come out to something unique and something people had never seen before. But at a certain point it becomes about being real and true to yourself, as opposed to playing a character. … I think in wrestling and the WWE you see a trend of guys who make transitions. And I think for me I’m in that transition stage into coming into my own.”
Yeah, if by coming into your own is having The ‘E write everything you say and do. Well, at least it isn’t 20 years ago. With how well Kofi can jump, they probably would have said he was the son of a Kangaroo and a man.
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Credit: Sky Sports
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