In an interview with Pitch.com, Rob Schamberger discussed The Ultimate Warrior’s passing and getting to work with him before his passing, painting Sting prior to this Monday’s WWE RAW and more.
Highlights of the interview are below:
On WrestleMania weekend and his new-found popularity: “I went down to the lobby to get a pizza that I ordered and there were fans down there because it was the WrestleCon hotel and they started bowing to me. I almost went into Wayne’s World mode. Oh, you’re worthy, you’re worthy, which one of you has my pizza?”
On working with The Ultimate Warrior before he passed away suddenly: “It was so surreal. I was glad that I was able to be a part of it. Also, getting to know his friends and communicating with his family was definitely tough and for his agent, his agent’s father had passed away just two weeks before that, so I was really feeling bad for him. He told me that he watched my YouTube videos every week and that he daydreamed about being in the studio and learning how to paint from me. I just pictured Ultimate Warrior in full gear and shaking things and telling me that the paint needs more rocket fuel. That was really cool. He was a super-nice guy.”
The interview is available in full at this link.