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WWE star CM Punk said one of the keys to his success is that he’s not trying to be something he’s not. “I don’t really know how to do anything else, and I think that’s why I’ve been successful,” Punk said. “People recognize that I’m not trying to be someone I’m not. When you go out there and you try to be something you’re not, whether it’s conscious or sub-conscious, the fans see through it…

“Stone Cold Steve Austin didn’t work as the Ringmaster, The Rock didn’t work at Rocky Maivia — because it was forced. It was phony and when you go out there and you try to be something you’re not, whether it’s conscious or sub-conscious, the fans see through it.” To read the full interview, visit Gizmodo.com.au.

Debbie Oct 10, 2011