Super Dad Bill Goldberg has been a busy guy as of late, hitting the media rounds hard as we count down the days to his match against Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series. He’s been cracking wise, telling a lot of fun stories and sweating up a storm, as you do. He’s been away from the ring for 12 years, but you might remember one of the first and more notorious things he did after leaving wrestling was star as the title role in the infamous holiday slasher film Santa’s Slay.
The film came up recently when Goldberg made an appearance on the NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, because the man himself actually met his wife on set. Just your standard boy-meets-girl story of a crazed Jewish muscleman killing people while dressed as Santa in a strip club. That’s what we all dream of telling our grandkids about. Or an NFL morning show. Either way. (Sadly, Good Morning Football does not seem to have a link to this portion of Goldberg’s interview, but you can read more about it at Wrestling Inc. or watch him cut a promo for the show here.)
“A Jewish director, a Jewish lead playing Santa Claus, killing people. There’s something funny about that. It was awesome man, I had a great time [filming the movie]. The best thing in the entire movie was not only did I kind of get to have a sleigh driven by a buffalo, but most importantly I met my wife on set. Three and a half months after we met I asked her to marry me, and its been the most wonderful time of my life ever since.