Effy is booked. Effi is busy.
The outlaw wrestler recently visited Renée Paquette on her The Sessions podcast to talk about his current run on the indies and giving veteran talent what he calls the “Effy Epiphany.”
Paquette asked Effy about the possibility of signing with a more conventional company like AEW or WWE as opposed to his independent freelance life, and Effy refused to say whether or not he would do that, as he doesn’t “always know everything” and wants himself Do not close off growth opportunities, especially as it is becoming easier and easier for him to “sell” Effy.
“It’s very easy to stand on top of a mountain and say, ‘I’m never going to help anyone or work for anyone,'” Effy said, saying that he’s recently gotten a lot deeper into putting a television show together and “want that want to get a good project off the ground.”
“I’ve got a speaking role on Netflix soon,” Effy said, taking the opportunity to pat herself on the back, “I’m entering a new airwave where I’m going to be part of a show where the main cast, I think, is leaving.” into the second season.”
The project Effy is referring to is Dead End: Paranormal Park, an animated series released on the platform last week. He says it was an opportunity he didn’t think was possible since he’s “an outlaw wrestler out here working bingo halls”.
Effy says accomplishments like the show help an independent contractor on those dark nights of the soul. “Every time I get to the point where I’m like, ‘This would be a lot easier if you just had the paycheck every week,'” Effy said, referring to the difficulties, “…I get that even at 32 Right now , I’m in the best physical shape I’ve ever been.
“I can go in the ring, I can do any type of match you want. I’ll have the match I want because I know what’s going to work.” Even if I’m 5 minutes, I always feel like the main event when I’m in control.”
Not to be pigeonholed, Effy says there are times when that kind of control can be “a little selfish.”
“Anyone who hires me, I’ll come in and they’ll be like, ‘Just be Effy, it works,’ and there’s a bit of laziness in that,” noting that what works doesn’t always work, and that’s how it is good to broaden your horizons or “see if you can do someone else’s job instead of just inventing your own”.
“…I have to get out the shovel and dig every day,” Effy said of the hardships of life on the independent scene, “but whatever gold I find, once I find it, it’s mine.”
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