WWE’s Paul Heyman threatens Ranveer Singh over catchphrase. Twitterverse demands a match between the two! Some fans even call out the Beast in a rare hilarious encounter.
India recently took on Pakistan in the ongoing cricket world cup. The men in blue beat the boys from across the border to extend their unbeaten run in the quadrennial event to 7-0. Ranveer Singh, a famous Bollywood actor who was in attendance, posted a picture with Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Surprisingly, his caption drew the attention of a certain Paul Heyman.
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The advocate of the current Money in the Bank holder, did not appreciate Ranveer Singh using his catchphrase as a caption and jokingly threatened the Star that he would sue him.
What actually happened
Ranveer had posted the following picture with the caption:
To which Heyman hilariously replied:
ARE YOU F'N KIDDING ME???????????
1 – It's Eat Sleep CONQUER Repeat
2 – Copyright #YourHumbleAdvocate and @BrockLesnar
3 – I am litigious
4 – EAT SLEEP DEPOSITION REPEAT https://t.co/yppZe129eZ
— Paul Heyman (@HeymanHustle) June 19, 2019
The fans got in on the action soon enough and demanded that the WWE book a crossover match between the two.
Ranveer vs Brock confirm for wrestlemania!
A few moments later pic.twitter.com/BMEqzWnBmP
— mrGeeksUnited (@GeeksUnited1) June 19, 2019
Some fans even demanded a match between Brock Lesnar and Ranveer.
— vipul sadwin (@vipultiwary1) June 19, 2019
Another fan reiterated his desire to see a battle between Lesnar and Singh. Albeit a different kind of battle.
— Adrian (@adrians3b) June 19, 2019
Paul Heyman had earlier warned ICC similarly when ICC praised dhoni after he helped India win the third ODI of the series against Australia earlier this year. He responded with humor back then too asking ICC to pay him royalties.
My most (in)sincere compliments to @cricketworldcup for promoting the amazing @msdhoni by paraphrasing my mantra for @WWE #UniversalChampion @BrockLesnar #EatSleepConquerRepeat. Our royalties may be paid in cash, check, stock or cryptocurrency. https://t.co/sGtIALzso1
— Paul Heyman (@HeymanHustle) January 18, 2019
With the WWE trying to expand their market in India, this is probably WWE’s way of breaking into the Indian mainstream. With Bollywood and Cricket ruling the country, this is a great way to bring more eyes to their product. A couple of weeks back, WWE champion Kofi Kingston posted a video wishing luck to the Indian cricket team for the world cup.