Smacking Talk: Daniel Bryan And Renee Young Make Good On Promise To Produce Pirate 'Talking Smack'
A lot of fans were upset earlier this month at WWE's cancellation of popular Smackdown Live after-show Talking Smack, but perhaps none more than the show's hosts, Renee Young and Daniel Bryan.
Both hosts found out about the cancellation via Twitter, as WWE apparently didn't bother to let them know before announcing the news. Their reactions:
But soon after, the pair began teasing a rogue revival of the show, supposedly taking place on Tout, the social media video network heavily promoted by WWE earlier this decade after WWE invested $5 million in the company in 2012. WWE's partnership with the company ended in 2014, but Bryan insisted that he and Young would bring Talking Smack back and air it on the social media network (which, believe it or not, still exists):
And as the hour approached, Bryan and Young seemed to be standing by what most assumed was just trolling WWE:
And Young even insisted it wasn't a joke:
And, lo and behold, they delivered (though the video was not posted on tout, which has a 15 second limit):
Smacking Talk is the new greatest show produced by WWE. Now, nobody tell Vince McMahon.