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17 Pictures which Show that WWE is Different Behind the Scenes

Since the growth of the internet and better accessibility to our favorite WWE stars' personal life, fans all around the globe have the urge to find about their favorite wrestling stars and what exactly goes behind the scenes in the WWE locker room. On screen, we see wrestlers fighting for the pride and see them portraying the role of heroes and sometimes villains. But are they same in real life too?The life of professional wrestlers is not easy. They spend most of their time in traveling and being away from home. Despite all the problems, they try to entertain us with complete enthusiasm. Whenever they step their feet into the ring, they put their body and soul on the line just for the sake of audience's entertainment. Here are a few unseen backstage pictures of wrestlers who portray the iconic and complex characters on screen but are simple and humble in real life. So, let's take a look at them.

Vince and Shane McMahon with Hayabusa.

Hayabusa's journey in wrestling ended early due to the in-ring injury which paralyzed him. But, he was still active in the industry. He frequently toured all around the world for seeing matches and meeting wrestlers. In 2006, he visited the backstage of SummerSlam to meet the wrestlers and even met Vince and Shane.Hayabusa never played a match in WWE, but the respect he gets is the evidence of his legacy. 

Broken and bloodied Foley with his family.

The shocking picture was taken after Mick's 'I Quit' match with The Rock. Mick Foley is known as the hardcore action wrestler in the industry, and this picture is the proof of it. Now, WWE is a family-friendly  program, and they try to keep these type of images away from the internet. 

The real side of two legends.

John Cena and The Rock battled their hearts out in the two matches which took place on WrestleMania 28 and 29. They both have claimed that they hate each other in real life and during the beef which was created at the time of WrestleMania 28, they both even fought behind the scenes. Luckily, they both found respect for each other some months before their match at WrestleMania 29 and later became great friends.

The Undertaker, Paul Bearer and Papa Shango.

Two giants with one of the greatest managers in WWE history, late Paul Bearer captured in a single frame in an empty stadium before 1992's SummerSlam. 

Austin's usual day at the office.

The ring's to feel the wrath of Stone Cold Steve Austin.  

Shaq was here.

So much is happening in this picture, but the centre of attention is the basketball legend, Shaquille O’Neal with unrecognisable Mark Henry and D’Lo Brown. 

How cool are these pants?

John Cena and CM Punk have portrayed some greatest feuds in the wrestling history, but no matter how they have shown themselves on screen, they both are great friends behind the scenes. 

Time for polishing the shoes.

Charles Robinson is one of the most famous referees in the WWE. I have seen him take beatings from almost every famous wrestler. But here, we see the respect he gets in real. 

Two best in the world in the same frame.

WWE's management got angry when The Rock called CM Punk's name in the ring after his departure from the WWE. They even thought of muting The Rock's microphone, but thankfully the situation was controlled. No matter what, the relation of Punk and people's champion was shown onscreen proving that the two were great friends backstage.

Friends for a lifetime.

Triple H and Shawn Michaels are one of the best examples of friendship. If a book on wrestling's history is written then their bromance will be included surely.  

The toughest interview.

You can only imagine how hard it would've been for this interviewer to ask questions to Stone Cold Steve Austin.  

Backstage - A place where foes become friends.

Trish and Stephanie McMahon's friendship is not known to many people. Trish's closeness with Mr McMahon created controversies, and it even resulted in a fight between Stephanie and Trish. But, this backstage image tells you a different story.

Don't tell me it is not real.

It is tough for many fans to believe that WWE is not real but that's the truth.

It is too soon to retire.

When Daniel Bryan announced his retirement, many fans and wrestlers were left in tears and so was his wife, Brie Bella. But, let me tell you that the star was broken too. I hate it when young wrestlers like Daniel and Edge retire due to injuries.  

An emotional hug by Vince. 

No matter how Vince and Shane portray themselves on screen, they both truly love each other. This picture was taken after Shane's match with The Undertaker at WrestleMania 32. Shane also gave comments on this moment by claiming that it was the first time when he felt that his father is proud of him.

Beaten but not broken.

Wrestling may be fake, but the pain and suffering are real, and this picture of Sheamus' back is the proof.

Alter Bridge and Edge.

Music is one of the most important parts of wrestling. Throughout the career, the Rated-R Superstar, Edge had great theme songs. One of his entrance themes, Metalingus was given by Alter Bridge. That's all, folks!