During an interview with Rolling Stone, Tyler Breeze revealed some details about the origin of his character. He stated that he knew his real life persona was not something that would be marketing, so he needed a new gimmick. Breeze stated that he turned to Xavier Woods and gave him credit for creating his model persona. Breeze also mentioned that he considered a snowboarder character as well.
November 4, 2015
For approximately three months, Vince McMahon met with Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston once a week to discuss a gimmick for their stable. It has now been revealed that McMahon was under the impression that the over the top baby face gimmick would go over with the audience in a huge way. McMahon was said to have been disappointed when they had to turn heel.
August 6, 2015