The Acclaimed’s Anthony Bowens and Max Caster are one of the crucial over tag groups in All Elite Wrestling proper now, receiving deafening receptions each time they arrive on AEW reveals. That is one thing Bowens needed to work on, nevertheless, as he was as soon as rejected from “WWE NXT” in 2015 for his lack of character.
“I did not have a personality, I used to be bland, I used to be only a blue chip athlete,” Bowens instructed “The Sports Courier.” I used to be nonetheless within the closet so I had these partitions up round me subconsciously. I wasn’t capable of be myself, so I get it but it surely lit a fireplace beneath me as a result of – and that is truly the place the 5 instrument participant got here from – it lit a fireplace beneath me that I needed to show these guys flawed. So I went out, I began taking performing courses, sketch comedy courses, I ended up touchdown and agent in New York, so I’ve achieved like eight nationwide commercials since then: Lunchables, Domino’s Pizza, Optimum On-line, a bunch of these issues.”
Being an out and proud LBTQ+ man helped Bowens comfortably rework into the individual he’s at this time alongside his tag workforce companion and his real-life companion. “Now that my boyfriend and I are out in LA, we’re attempting to develop our YouTube channel that we began again in 2016, which we have gotten as much as like 215,000 subs, and I would like to dive into some TV and movie to put the muse for after professional wrestling as a result of I would like to do that till I am very previous or cannot bodily do it anymore.”
On Wednesday at “AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam,” Bowens and Caster can have the chance to win the AEW World Tag Crew Championships from “Swerve” Strickland and Keith Lee, also known as Swerve in our Glory.