On the latest episode of his 83 Weeks podcast Eric Bischoff gives his thoughts on Paul Heyman being removed as the Raw Executive Director. Highlights are below.
His personal experience working with Heyman:
He’s quirky as shit. He’s got his own thing, you know. Most really creative, highly aggressive people do. Paul was a handful but in a fun and positive way for me, not in a negative or challenging way, but in a way that kind of made you better because he made you think.
Says Heyman has flaws like anybody else:
Paul Heyman has connected to the audience in a way that kind of transcends some of the normal things that a lot of other people have to deal with. He’s an icon to many, many people. In the eyes of many wrestling fans Paul can do no wrong. And that’s not true, Paul can do wrong, just like we all can. Paul’s just a human being. He’s a very creative talented human being, but he still a human being that has flaws. but Paul is on such a pedestal that I think people tend to give him a little more credit than they should for some things.
How he feels about Bruce Prichard taking over Raw:
Bruce is probably one of my best friends to this day, and obviously I fully support Bruce. Bruce is an architect, more than a creative mind. But Bruce being a good architect will know how to take advantage of the resources within his grasp, and will do a great job.
Full episode below. (H/T and transcribed by Wrestling News Source)