In honor of Sunday’s 2013 Academy Awards, WWE.com named their version of the Best Actor and Best Actress in WWE. Heyman’s now-legendary promo in which he describes the business mind and lifestyle of a “promoter” was discussed, and highlighted as the reason he won the acclaim. WWE announcer Tony Dawson said this about Heyman’s Best Actor win:
“Paul Heyman is to WWE what Marlon Brando was to Hollywood. He is the standard by which all others are measured. I will never forget his exchange with Mr. McMahon when he confessed to lying every single day to make it in this business. It was raw, powerful and absolutely brilliant.”
To read Paul Heyman’s “Acceptance Speech,” visit WWE.com.
As for Best Actress, that honor went to WWE Diva AJ Lee. “I didn’t even know I was nominated,” she told WWE.com. “Is there some sort of reward that goes along with this, like a Slammy? I already have two Slammys and I could add it to …”