One of the worst parts of childhood is growing up to understand that a lot of the things you held dearest are a bunch of crap. Santa Claus? Your dad in a fat suit. The Easter Bunny? Come on. You thought that was real? The tooth fairy? That’s just a bunch of crap to get you to go see a dentist. Still, there was one thing I learned growing up that crushed me more than finding out any of those three weren’t real. I remember the day my cousin told me wrestling was fake.
I felt as my entire soul was being torn apart at the seams. My parents always told me it was fake, but I never believed them. My cousin, on the other hand, was a wrestling fan and had no reason to lie to me. It was horrible, I thought the Ultimate Warrior really was an Ultimate Warrior, and now I found out he was just some roid raging psycho with a penchant for face paint. Thankfully, Vince McMahon realizes the pain this causes young children worldwide, and he wants to do something about it.
At the rate things are going, we’re soon going to find out that Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny aren’t real and are just made up characters created to help sell toys and chocolate eggs. Remember a few weeks a go when there was a bit of an uproar over the fact the Chinese used CGI to enhance the opening ceremonies, and also had a little girl lip-sync “Ode to the Motherland” because the other girl was too ugly? Well, it turns out the Chinese weren’t doing anything new.
It seems that faking part of the opening ceremonies is quickly becoming a tradition, as it turns out not everything during the opening ceremony of the 2000 games in Sydney was real either. Much like your girlfriend, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra faked their performance as well.
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