Andy Warhol and WWE Wrestling

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I just happened upon a very unexpected video which shows Andy Warhol hanging out back stage at a WWE Wrestling event in 1985. I had never heard before that Warhol took any interest in professional wrestling, but it seems he made occasional appearances at events at Madison Square Garden in the early 1980s. The video shows Warhol standing in the midst of a crowd featuring Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, and Cyndi Lauper, when interviewer Mean Gene Okerlund decides to invite Warhol over for a somewhat bizarre interview. Check it out here:

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