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Arizona's governor Jan Brewer is known around the country for anti illegal immigration stance and a controversial.
SB 1070 immigration law that you -- her son.
RJ brewer well it's not really her son RJ -- is a wrestler and part of the three year old will -- -- USA.
Mexican wrestling to war RJ is a heavyweight champ known for is an apologetic and some would say.
Bigoted stance on immigration what RJ whose real name is -- -- got this is back at it again with a new border promotion.
That's sure to rile up.
Alright RJ and welcome welcome to this thanks for having me.
So taunts me about this new promotion that's coming up you gained a lot of notoriety six months ago as.
Being the anti illegal migration.
Our face and voice in the -- traditional Mexican American and Hispanic sport once this promotion guys are doing now.
Well it's clear by the the way the government's been acting that they could care less about the securing the border and they've both sides Republicans and Democrats in my opinion sold -- the American people of the Latino vote.
And up border security is clearly not there for -- -- the priority so.
Tom I wanna do -- -- actually represented the people you got all these politicians out there someone in the favor border security some of them not in favor of it.
-- and they're being heard but the people who aren't being heard of the people so I figure I can go out there represented people and actually build our own -- on the border.
That's what I plan on doing.
So do -- -- -- you guys are going to literally build a fence a border fence.
A -- border fence on private land in Arizona.
And you're planning on selling advertising on -- for companies to buy.
As well as locks for people -- is that right absolutely you know does does this misconception that although -- on the borders federally -- that's not true there is a lot of private land so we're gonna go while there were and after.
Donations and support from the American people we're gonna build our own fences.
And hopefully that'll shall the government that if a one man person like myself can do it.
There's no other reason they shouldn't be doing their job as well and that we'll be selling.
Selling advertising and selling walks and whatever we need to do to get this project up and running.
So fans of RJ -- fans have I guess anxiety legal immunity immigration stances on and all of that can literally.
-- lots of his fans and also get a key I guess since -- is that sure absolutely yeah we're we're gonna make it -- very interactive and like I said this is about the people this is an -- RJ -- this is -- about.
You know we're getting out there and making waves in the media world this is a vote represented the people get those borders -- -- best we can't RJ who -- you actually represented here.
-- -- -- -- Well I mean I got a lot of fans and you'd be surprised me with you know is actually -- support you -- when -- in for these live audiences it's about 95% against me but there are few legal.
A Latino immigrants who agree that the borders out of control in that illegal immigration undermines and hurts the people were trying to -- the right way.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Maybe your translator had the night off the you see these two these are the types of lines if they're out there.
-- -- get enough sleep on that matches you shared with her eight Brothers isn't tightness of the insults who crowd that is primarily Hispanic and you're telling me that you have fans are Hispanic.
Well like -- said it but the majority of my fans are very ultra conservative right wingers who want the borders secured.
But there are a select few who do that and you got to separate what I say in the wrestling world -- what I actually mean.
And pro wrestling like it's an all my other interviews it's theater it's you know it's acrobatics but it's it's a spectacle you need to turn up your volume to turn up your -- for the camera but.
My general message of -- immigration is is really how I feel.
You know what you just read this is something and you -- -- the -- as part of my job so here you're going back to promotion you're hoping that this fence you're presuming that people -- we can just build more of this plants and that'll stop you from coming and so.
-- you actually expect people to donate to -- how much you know we we don't have an exact dollar -- what we're looking for we have to go to the logistics get to go through the planning board and see how much it's gonna possible defense.
Whether it's fifty cents a dollar hundred dollars a thousand dollars whatever people think.
Is the right donation to start getting this campaign go and we're gonna accept.
And yeah you know maybe we're not gonna keep people away right away but it might send a message to the government and the people on -- border states that hate.
I'm taking initiative do so and it's not my job the federal government who should be doing this because it's their job isn't doing it so it maybe we'll send a message to them that says -- Do you get it -- for change.
You know -- talked about Toledo we wrestlers that do this -- talk about the iron seat that was famous and because he represented.
Muslims in the 1991 gulf war and he also talk about.
Mohammed Hasan who did the same was same -- 2000 -- -- five immediately after nine elevenths that was completely banned.
-- WWE because of -- obvious reasons people were just completely outraged or this guy throw hard are you proud to put yourself in the same sentence doesn't.
That's all I think the many different with me ironically enough is that I'm a -- -- in my own country those guys are playing characters of people who.
Were outsiders not non Americans I'm an American I'm getting booed out of the building in my own country.
So that shows you how strong Latino market has become we go -- these live events in California Texas New Mexico.
I'm getting booed out of the building and and it's my homeland and I find that ironic but I understand that I get everyone who comes to -- art shows.
You know has certain.
Personal connection to immigration and if -- -- up with those people I don't necessarily agree with that but I do understand where you don't you don't have a personal connection except for the fact that you just you just somehow feel connected to this.
Sure I mean I have friends in the border -- can't get jobs I also have friends who are paying out there are you know what.
By health insurance and it's not fair that illegal immigrants get for free when and into the system at all and then when they do.
Give them amnesty is that it will now hear -- Social Security here's some more benefits that go along with all the stuff you've taken for the past.
Thirty years it's great.
How did you get in this really how does a guy from Boston.
Dan intellectually relating to become the most hated man.
In the in -- in the sport and entertainment around the country as as this is a spark plug against anti against immigration.
How how did you get -- the.
It's plugged in -- Russell for almost fourteen years now but I've been an American my whole life all 34 years of my life and certain priorities had to take over I was a pro wrestler.
Before -- to -- -- USA started I was well respected I was -- forgot that -- out there and -- matches but it didn't have a voice basically whoever was was this.
Technical -- would walk don't have a good match.
Get a -- and go home but now they have an agenda at a mission I have a voice and have a platform voice my opinion in the opinion of many Americans it's just a natural fit and which will be -- -- been gracious enough to give me that platform to talk about illegal immigration.
Winds -- those that city you're exploiting Hispanic Hispanic people in this country and -- serious issue about immigration affects people deeply from.
The grandparents down of the children in people's families here it's.
What do you feel personally well again like -- that I do feel for these people I'm not this cold hard goddesses -- Mexicans go home it's not like that at all I understand.
My main issues with the United States government who was.
Neglected the border for so many years and now we're seeing you know seeing the the side effects of that in the -- when something needs to be don't we -- continue to let these guys coming here.
And -- -- said bankrupt hospitals in California all over the nation to come here with educate them for free and they get free health care yet when I get banged up with a comprehensive health care plan.
I get a pay out of pocket it's absurd it's ridiculous and I think something to change.
And again I'm not targeting one specific race.
All the illegals that come here and you have an -- on your under classic got SB 1070 you know tackle -- in Washington to tone in and out of bounds -- -- we talked to our Mexican.
It's it's against this (%expletive) that's part of the brewers in the tradition -- other -- certain things in our state that are happening in I have to put my focus there.
Your mom has had a pretty rough couple months in terms of us has -- out there in terms of talking about immigration -- Well up from my contract I just -- -- like can't legally deny nor confirm my mom is for legal purposes but you know you can -- two and two together and -- of the woman you're referring to does have a busy job and a not always supported by the people and or statements of fortune.
What about people that are in this country that have been here that of the dreamers the people that have been here from the very beginning.
They had no idea that there you know the parents brought them here.
He legally you are a lot of them have are -- parts of the society doctors and teachers and really want to aspire to continue to live their dreams.
You propose what we do what we do with them.
Well it's such it's such a tough situation could that you feel for these people I know what's going on in Mexico -- know -- the cartel to know what the citizens not having you know the right to bear arms and they're getting.
You know murder in their own streets be headed and the cartel is running -- all the crooked police just in the back at home not doing any of us I realize why they come here I understand why come here.
For dream and not everybody who comes here is here to you know.
Break the law and in the cause Havoc but there are a lot of people who are at this point 5% of the people who -- in -- and our jails are illegal immigrants and that's a lot of people.
It costs a lot of money to support them whether it be education.
Jailing them which we don't have -- jail -- for so something needs to be done.
What can we should deport every single prisoners here -- maybe maybe not but I definitely the should be a price to pay for coming here reaping the benefits of the system and and you know nothing to -- and I wondered.
Do you do you think this year do and it's service to people by talking about this issue and -- -- do you.
I mean because what's what comes out of your mouth a lot of times and -- pretty provocative when you're talking about.
Brown people -- -- -- I mean Hispanic people in the weight issues that you speak about them.
Do you think that your adding anything in this immigration debate well it's not just the Mexican people that I'm talking about -- -- Sam wrestling and allude to liber company -- the Mexican based company so that's my target audience that's my demographics like have to cater to them.
But as you know so many immigrants that are here think forty to 50% were here legally they oversee towards these that they were former state work visas.
So I'm talking about them -- time with the north -- of the south border land the C.
You don't talk about all of it but.
I do think -- -- -- service specially for the American people we're sick and tired of either way distraught because you know there's people who'll do a lot cheaper.
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