Eddie 'Umaga' Fatu: Forgotten, Then Remembered Again

Aadhya ShivakumarContributor IDecember 4, 2009

You know what really annoys me?

The fact that when a person is alive and doing well, people really criticize him.

But when that very same person dies, they act as though they are his biggest fan.

The same goes for what happened to Eddie Fatu, better known as Umaga from his WWE days. He was found by his wife not breathing and bleeding from his nose a few hours after he had fallen asleep the night before while watching television. He was said to be in a life threatening condition and was pronounced dead at 6:00 PM EST.

Suddenly at least six articles come up talking about how they really liked his wrestling skills and how he will be truly missed.

I mean, I understand that you all want to do a tribute to him and all that, but who knows, when WWE released him in June, these very same people might have popped up and said that he had the dumbest gimmick ever and that he couldn't wrestle for the life of him, and criticize him even more. A week later, we all forget he's even alive.

And only when he dies, we talk about what a great career he had? Now I don't know about you, but I think that is absolutely pathetic.

Let me know how you feel,