Originally posted by Guru ZimI thought that his hardcore title win over Maven was great - that kind of psych move is something that they could really work with for the Goldust character.
The early days of Goldust were much better than when he turned baby face and the way he is now. He really pushed the envelope when he debuted, because he played on all the gay phobias. Now, that obviously isn't politically correct, and I always thought of him as somebody who was a bad guy that just happened to act like a homosexual in order to psych people out. Anyway, all the semantic/moral judgments aside, it was really funny seeing guys react to his antics. Now, he's just a guy that dresses up in an elaborate costume and wears a lot of make-up, and that's sad because he could be a lot cooler than that if they'd let his character run.
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Can't say I'm sad to see him go. I had never seen him wrestle before his WWE stint, but from all accounts the WWE should have known better than to sign him. I guess they were really banking on his look (which I didn't even think was that great)