Fandom is fascinating. Who would not need legions of individuals supporting your work and applauding your skills? Whereas many of us are all the time fast to say “eff the haters” and “I am simply gonna do me,” truly “doing me” is fairly robust. We’re social creatures, and it is laborious to not need some kind of affection and adoration for what we do. However followers can usually be merciless, which is precisely what is going on on with so many WWE viewers calling John Cena potato salad.
Why is John Cena potato salad?
You’d determine that one of many WWE’s most recognizable stars would get a whole lot of respect. He is received worldwide attraction. He managed to ship a whole speech in Mandarin for the group’s growth into Asian markets. He is received main roles in high film franchises, and has been high canine for the WWE for years. He is all the time been in form, is never injured, and hasn’t had any public PR disasters that will get him “canceled.”
So why are folks evaluating the person to potato salad? Nicely, it is as a result of a whole lot of followers assume that John is simply kinda… boring. There’s actually no different technique to put it. Of us discover Cena’s whole persona and in-ring mic abilities uninspiring. However are there actually that many individuals who dislike him? Or is it only a very vocal minority of pro-wrestling followers who’ve it out for John Cena and like to hate the person as a result of he is just a bit too… good?
It is a subject that Bray Wyatt touched upon in his wonderful Wrestlemania bit with Cena that was extra like a efficiency art-piece and sketch comedy routine than it was a wrestling match. It was crammed with references to John’s physique and lampooned his status as a “good firm man.”
And an organization man John is: he is been Vince’s go-to for quite a lot of completely different enterprise offers and for headlining numerous occasions.
There’s additionally the truth that John has extra Make-A-Want appearances than another particular person on the planet and the truth that he is always going above and past for followers, signing 1000’s of autographs in a single session for folk who both present as much as occasions or for particular events. The person will sit in a chair and deplete tons of sharpies simply to make the followers glad.
So it is nonetheless form of a thriller why individuals are always saying the person is “bland.” A number of Redditors have posted memes/footage of potatoes saying that they only noticed John Cena or that they received potato salad at an arcade, or exhibiting pictures of individuals surrounded by potatoes, stating that they are exhibiting off their John Cena merchandise assortment.