WWE legend The Undertaker gave fans a rare glimpse in to his emotional side as he discussed his relationship with wife Michelle McCool.
The Dead Man is one of wrestling’s most-sinister performers and achieved cult status as the “Lord of Darkness” throughout his three-decade long career.
WWE WWE legend Undertaker has shown his rare emotional side
Taker, real name Mark Calaway, has very rarely broke character throughout his years in WWE.
But lately the 53-year-old has provided a few glimpses as he looks to be branching out from the company where he became a worldwide name.
Away from the ring, after divorcing his first two wives, Taker married fellow WWE superstar McCool in 2010.
And during a rare interview this week he began to tear up as he discussed the spiritual pilgrimage he had embarked on since meeting her.
Instagram The Dead Man was discussing his relationship with Michelle McCool when he began to tear up
WWE Undertaker has very rarely strayed away from the dark character he portrays on TV
The seven-time world champion told pastor Ed Young: “I’ve always knew and believed in God. I just didn’t lead my life that way.
“I’ve never put a lot into being a celebrity, that just flies over my head because that’s not really who I am.
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“But as you can imagine, you get exposed to a lot of different things because of what you do and I lived a pretty excessive lifestyle.
“I believe in God, but I wasn’t living my life for God. And, somehow or another, I met… I’m getting a little chocked up, she’s awesome.”
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Just as it appeared emotion was about to get the better of him a fan from the crowd declared their love for him.
And that allowed Taker to regain his composure as he thanked the audience member for helping him save his infamous and cold-blooded persona.
He said: “I love you too. Thank you, I needed that. I needed that save there. I was about to lose my whole character.”
WWE Michelle McCool is a WWE superstar in her own right and is a former Divas champion
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Instagram Taker and McCool tied the knot in 2010
The Phenom has apparently angered WWE chiefs by agreeing to appear at the Starrcast II wrestling convention on May 25 – one day before rival promotion AEW’s show Double Or Nothing in the same city of Las Vegas.
That followed on from Taker officially deleting references to WWE for his social media accounts.
And since then he has strangely teamed up with Puerto Rican Latin hip hop artist Bad Bunny and revealed a much cooler version than his famous Grim Reaper-like demeanour during a promotion video.
There are currently no plans in WWE for the iconic Dead Man to compete at WrestleMania 35 in April.
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