Who is Chad Frost in 'Young Rock'?  WWE fans think it's...

Who is Chad Frost in ‘Young Rock’? WWE fans think it’s…

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Uli Ratkev as The Rock and Eltony Williams as Chad Frost in “Young Rock”

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For those who don’t know, the third season of NBC’s acclaimed sitcom Young Rock delves even further into the wrestling career of the one and only Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. From exploring his legendary heel his turn to revealing the origins of his infamous rebranding from Rocky Maivia to ‘The Rock’, Season 3 is, as The Miz puts it, ‘Must-See TV’ .

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Volume 3 also includes many familiar faces from the iconic era of wrestling, including Bret Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Mick Foley, Triple H and… Chad Frost . The latter wrestler was introduced in Episode 8, titled “Going Heavy,” to the dismay of many die-hard WWE fans of his. So who the heck is this “Chad Frost”? Let’s find out.

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Who is Chad Frost in ‘Young Rock’?

Season 3, Episode 8 of Young Rock takes place in 1998, with a young Dwayne Johnson enjoying much success in the WWF as the breakout star of Nation of Domination. Things are going well in the ring, but behind the scenes it’s a whole different story.

Chad, a wrestler in an all-denim ensemble and sporting a waist-length ponytail, who badmouths Dwayne to Vince McMahon to keep Samoan wrestlers from moving up the ranks of his company.・Enter Frost. In the episode, he is described as one of his WWF’s top stars at the time. However, it is revealed through voice-over that Chad Frost is not real and that the character is just a pseudonym for an actual wrestler who tried to sabotage Dwayne’s career.

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So The Rock still hates Shawn Michaels, replaced in Young Rock by a guy named Chad Frost

— Jesse? (@FyreBomb) January 14, 2023

The 50-year-old actor never says whose pseudonym Chad Frost is, but “The guy never turned out to be a friend. He was one of WWE’s top superstars in the ’90s until a back injury forced him to temporarily retire. was.

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“The Rock got beef with Shawn Michaels forever,” one fan tweeted. “We called him Chad Frost on Young Rock.” You don’t even seem to call Baldhead HBK by his name in rock and call him Chad Frost instead? Yeah, that beef is forever.” Wait, what beef? To find out more about The Rock and Shawn Michaels’ feud, stick around here.

The Rock and Shawn Michaels had real-life beef.

Let’s make one quick thing—The Rock and Shawn Michaels never liked each other.

According to Bret Hart, “The Heartbreak Kid” badly bullied The Rock during his early days in WWE. During an episode of the Confessions of a Hitman podcast, the 65-year-old Hall of Famer said, “At the time, a lot of wrestlers were giving him a hard time. They made him quit and they almost succeeded.” ”

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dwayne "the rock is" Johnson, Shawn Michaels

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Brett said he was looking out for The Rock, saying, “I remember going over and over to get the bat for Dwayne, Owen. [Hart] that too. I think Owen and I had a lot to do with taking care of him when he first came down. [The Rock] He was a marked man. ”

He added that the bullying stemmed from jealousy, saying, “You can annoy someone like Shawn Michaels just by seeing a good girl climbing a ladder, or annoy Triple H so you can’t see him passing by.” They worked on him and it was pretty clear to him, and to me.”

New episodes of Young Rock air Fridays at 8:30 p.m. EST on NBC.

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