Randy Orton is in hot water again, it seems, as an old MLW Podcast episode has come back to haunt him.
Reddit user CarterVoorhes31 posted a transcription of an old episode of the podcast from back in 2012, featuring former WWE writer Court Bauer. Bauer revealed that Orton had a strange ritual involving new writers within the company.
For every new writer that would show up, he’d come in the room put his hand down his pants, pull out his d***, touch himself, then say “I’m Randy Orton, shake my hand…Oh, you don’t want to shake my hand? You’re ‘big leaguing’ me? That’s f***ed up man. Should I tell Vince and Steph you won’t shake Randy Orton’s hand?”
The writers would all start sweating and backing up into the corner, the guy’s d*** is still hanging out, and he would be there cutting a promo on a guy with his d*** hanging out for like five minutes. Court goes on to say Orton was very intense so you could never tell if he was f***ing with you or if he was really hot.
Court says he was lucky, Randy did it to him on the first day he was with the company at TV and just as he was about to pull his d*** out, Stephanie walked in, and that s*** went right back in his pants. Court describes it as a teacher entering the classroom.
When asked if he would have shaken his hand, Court says “I don’t know. I’m a bit of a germaphobe.” Court says this was something Orton did during his entire time at the WWE, and he is surprised Orton didn’t get hit with sexual harassment.
WrestlingNews.co reached out to the WWE to see if they had any statements regarding the story. WWE simply responded with a single sentence: “WWE is looking into the matter.”
Orton returned from injury back at Extreme Rules, continuing his rivalry with Jeff Hardy, which had barely started before he was injured back in May. It was also advertised that Orton would face Hardy at Hell In A Cell, but if the WWE finds anything during their investigation, the Viper probably won’t be a part of that PPV.