WWE has on TV for the past few weeks that is a love triangle. It features Bobby Lashley, Lana, and Rusev. The Ravishing Russian has supposedly cut down all the ties with her husband, Rusev in order to get hooked up with Lashley. These two have been involved in a number of makeout sessions on the flagship show that might have been disgusting to some of the fans.
Especially, this past episode of Raw drew from the fans while Lana was faking her pregnancy. The promo session in the United Kingdom received thunderous boos from the audience. Despite this, Rusev claimed that this is the best storyline ongoing in the WWE, right now.
Rusev appeared in an interview with The Sun to address the matter and said that the angle is perhaps the best in the WWE in the last few years. Some may not love it but there’s no denying that the segments featuring Lana, Bobby Lashley, and Rusev earned more viewers than most of the other segments aired on WWE Raw. So technically, Thw Bulgarian Brute was right, (courtesy wrestlingINC.com)
“I think we are in the best storyline currently going on and the best storyline that’s been around for years. It’s getting a lot of views and a lot of eyes on it. Some people like it, some people love it, but at the end of the day, it’s the hottest storyline going on.”
The hosts of the interview also asked Rusev whether this storyline has an . The former United States Champion acknowledged the same during the conversation. He stated that the storyline with Bobby Lashley has forced him and Lana to make adjustments in their married life.
Upon getting asked whether he was forced to do the storyline, Rusev said it’s a collaboration. All three of them have talked about it and agreed to go forward with this juicy angle under the officiation of Paul Heyman. He does not seem upset to take the angle forward as they are playing in-ring characters only,
“It’s a collaboration. There are adjustments that we make, but that’s just life. We’re committed to our characters on TV, so we just have to make slight adjustments, but we’re professionals and we’re coping with it.”
Rumors are rife that Lana and Rusev were forced to do this storyline or else they had to sit out at home. However, there’s no confirmation on it. The likely end of the storyline would see Rusev getting back with Lana, perhaps.