JBL Tells Hilarious Story Of Getting Silent Treatment From TSA After Heel Turn

11 months ago by Brian Joyce

JBL Tells Hilarious Story Of Getting Silent Treatment From TSA After Heel Turn

WWE Hall of Famer JBL recently told a very funny story of being given the silent treatment at the airport after a heel turn.

Speaking during a Q&A on his YouTube channel, JBL said the TSA wouldn’t talk to him after he turned on Terry Funk. Here is the quote, courtesy of WrestleZone: 

“I idolized Terry and then I got to tag with Terry in WWE. I used to fly through Dallas all the time and security way before 9/11, they just talked to you because they didn’t have as much to do. It wasn’t as important as it turned out to be after 9/11. I didn’t realize it at the time. And they always would laugh at me being a heel. Wherever I was they would laugh about whatever I’d done on television except for the time I turned on Terry Funk and when I turned on Terry Funk, I walked through the airport and no one says a word to me and I finally look over there and all the guys are just sitting over there looking at me and I’m like, ‘C’mon guys,’ and I look over and one of them says, ‘That shit wasn’t right. That shit just wasn’t right.’”

JBL knows a thing or two about getting bad reactions after heel turns. There is also the famous story of him needing a police escort out of town when he appeared in Texas during his feud with Eddie Guerrero.

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