Steve Austin set to host the return of Tough Enough
Jan 28, 2011 - by staff
EW has learned exclusively Tough Enough, the back-from-the-dead WWE reality contest series, has its new host: Stone Cold Steve Austin. The show will premiere April 4, after Monday Night Raw.
Sigh. I was so hoping thereâ€™d be some way to get Al Snow back, but I guess I will just have to, er, toughen up. Steve Austin is one of the WWEâ€™s crossover stars â€” even non-wrestling fans like me are pretty familiar with him, and he obviously has plenty of on-screen experience. What I liked so much about Snow as the mentor, though, was his ability to turn off that in-ring persona and be a strict teacher, a focused father figure, and occasional goofball. Iâ€™m hoping Austin has that same knack, and isnâ€™t just Stone Cold Steve Austin TM with his mentees; I hope sometimes heâ€™s just a regular dude.
Does the presence Stone Cold Steve Austin make you more likely to tune in, PopWatchers?