Jake "The Snake" Roberts Claims Memorable Snake Angle In WWE Was Supposed To Happen Differently

WWE |By Matt Boone |Tue, March 2, 2021 - 7:23PM EST
Jake Roberts

WWE Hall Of Fame legend Jake "The Snake" Roberts reflected on a memorable WWE television segment involving his beloved snake Damien during a recent interview with the folks at Inside The Ropes.

During the discussion, the current AEW performer recalled the late John "Earthquake" Tenta hitting his finisher on Damien, squashing and killing the snake that Jake carried to the ring throughout his heydey in WWE.

Featured below is an excerpt from the interview where Roberts spoke about Vince McMahon originally wanting to have the angle go down where Jake wouldn't see what was happening.

"Well, that was an idea that was brought up and we went with it and the only thing that I called attention to was, Vince wanted it to happen where and I didn’t see Earthquake do the damage to Damien, but I argued with him on that and said it’s more important this guy ties me to the ropes, and this guy to show me what he’s doing. Because that’s really evil. That really shows a lot of strong hate, man. For anybody, you’re caught in that position of being tied in the ropes, you can’t do a damn thing about what’s going on… It really gets to people and that got a lot of people. RSPCA gave me a hard time!"

Check out more from the new Jake "The Snake" Roberts interview at ITRWrestling.com.

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