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YMMV: Ron Killings
  • Badass Decay: The fact he went back to his normal happy go lucky persona after being a raving lunatic for so long.
  • Crazy Awesome: His heel antics, as well as his face antics before reverting back to his normal original personality.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Right Time definitely. Subverted, in that the song didn't get over with the crowd & he went back to "What's Up" in around a month.
    • His new theme.... well, actually What's Up.
      • With Guitar called U Suck.
  • Draco in Leather Pants: Despite declaring his dislike of the TNA fans frequently and loudly, a large majority of them seemed to agree with Ron Killings's statements.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Post-Heel Turn.
  • Fan Hater: Of John Cena fans, as a heel.
  • Fanon Discontinuity: He wrestled in WWE before? As K-Kwik? Seriously?
  • Fountain of Memes: Heel Truth and face Truth was this.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: The night he poured cigarettes, whiskey, beer, and the trash can they were in over CM Punk's head on Smack Down in 2009. Punk's feud with Chris Jericho reveals that this was truly not so funny.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: On the night of R-Truth's heel turn, John Morrison made a brief mention of R-Truth having a smoking habit. Of course, with WWE being concerned about kid-friendliness, that element was quickly dropped right after Truth's heel turn (although he kept the water bottle - see Weapon of Choice). In November, R-Truth was suspended for a Wellness Violation...for smoking synthetic weed at a party. And that was only after Evan Bourne (who was punished for the same offense) ratted him out. Maybe JoMo knew something the rest of us didn't...?
  • HSQ: After TLC 2012, Truth was a little more dinged up than originally thought. How so? Well, shortly after the event, on Twitter he posted... this. Warning: Not for the faint of heart.
  • Never Live It Down: The infamous "Green Bay/Milwaukee" incident. Though, following his Crazy Awesome Face-Heel Turn, he's gotten past that.
  • Strawman Has a Point: Subverted. R-Truth gets victories over Randy Orton and John Morrison during a Gauntlet match, before wrestling John Cena to a double disqualification, winding up with his first shot at the WWE Championship. However the next week John Morrison, who's supposed to be Truth's friend, comes out and mocks him for being unfit (Due to his drinking water during a match and smoking cigarettes) & only getting his shot because the New Nexus attacked Randy Orton & The Miz caused a double disqualification to try amd get out of defending the title. R-Truth then points that all John's trying to do is get into his head, so that he challenges John to a match & puts his title shot on the line, a challenge which John then accepts. However, R-Truth then tries to back out of the match (He doesn't say that he never actually challenged John to a match, he starts trying to back out of the match), before Morrison points out that Truth had just said that if he won the WWE title, he would be a fighting champion. R-Truth then tries to get the fans to agree with him, only for them to cheer in response to the idea of the match & R-Truth to agree because of that. Morrison then beats Truth quickly, taking his spot in the title match; he snaps & beats up Morrison. The next week he tells the fans that doing things "for them" has gotten him nowhere and actively cost him his chance at the gold. Keep in mind that whilst R-Truth has a point in his reasoning for his Face-Heel Turn, Morrison also had a valid point by pointing out that Truth had really only earnt the shot due to the interference in his matches.
    • His endless rantings about how there must be a "conspiracy" afoot in WWE aren't really too different from CM Punk's similar arguments (which, in typical CM Punk fashion, are not entirely kayfabe) about WWE discriminating against wrestlers who don't fit the company mold, and yet Punk gets cheered for this attitude while Truth is just assumed to be crazy, simply because Punk is a face and Truth is not. You'd think that Cena-haters would have been sympathetic to the viewpoint that WWE is hell-bent on shoving Cena down our throats in order to promote him throughout the world and sell ever more merchandise to all the "Little Jimmies", but so far that opinion hasn't caught on.
    • The difference between CM Punk and R-Truth was that CM Punk was pointing out that the entire WWE was screwed up, because of the boys in the back having a very set-in-stone ideal for how things should be, audience be damned (even though the audience is kinda necessary for things like, y'know, salaries). This is shared with a VERY large amount of fans. R-Truth was claiming the conspiracy was specifically against him, that it was keeping him and a few others down. So basically, Punk was La Résistance, while R-Truth was a spoiled brat, at least until the Heel-Face Turn.
  • What an Idiot: On the 02-07-2011 episode of Raw, airing from Milwaukee, he tried to get his customary Cheap Pop and got the city wrong, referring to Green Bay instead. This was probably because it was the day after the Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl that weekend. The crowd almost immediately started "Milwaukee" chants, and Michael Cole joined in and started inciting the crowd.
    • Getting goaded into a match by John Morrison putting his WWE title contendership on the line. Losing the match cue his Face-Heel Turn.

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