According to The Wrestling Observer, a plan was one time pitched which would have seen Brock Lesnar entry on WWE TV as a gay character. The idea would have been to have a big guy perform on TV, and belated out himself as living thing gay. The characterization would not, however, exploit any gay stereotypes but would instead be an alpha-male ass-kicker who happens to also be gay.
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