Former WWE lead writer Vince Russo believes Roman Reigns should have turned the heel at the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble, as Roman Reigns outdid 29 other Superstars to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match. Although the former Shield member was booked as a likable kid at the time, he received loud booing from Philadelphia fans. Even the sudden appearance of Roman Reigns’ relative, The Rock, couldn’t stop the audience’s negative reactions. Russo appeared in SK Wrestling’s Latest Off the Skript with Dr. Chris Featherston. He said WWE decision-makers had to ask Roman Reigns to turn the jumper off the second rope after his victory at the Royal Rumble. “Bro, if it were me and I was writing there at the time, I would have done what everyone else does that spot would. I would have phoned audibly and I was going to say to Roman, ‘Bro, go up to the second rope, hit your position, turn them on the bird.’ ‘ ‘Cause anyone would have done it. Anyone could have said,’ P ‘Hey brother, if they were going to do that at that time, would you know where Roman Reigns would be now? They waste a lot of time freaking out.Do you know why, brother? They are the whims of control. ” Watch the video above to learn more of Vince Russo’s thoughts on Roman Reigns and storytelling in WWE. It also explains how Vince McMahon was responsible for how long it took Roman Reigns to turn heels. Members of Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. After turning into a lovable face in February 2014, Roman Reigns acted as a good guy until he turned into the boss character in August 2020, with Paul Heyman by his side, Roman Reigns won the Universal Championship at Payback 2020 in a triple threat match against The Fiend and Brown Strowman. He has since retained his title against Strowman, Jey Uso and Kevin Owens. Please count on SK Wrestling’s Off the Skript and include the video interview if you use quotes from this article. Posted on February 12, 2021, 11:55 PM Indochina Time.