While literally ‘ripping ass’ — tearing the gluteus maximus — sounds pretty funny, the reality is far from a laughing matter. Just ask Queen guitarist Brian May
In pro wrestling, at least, the real violence is much more mundane
What’s it like to be hit by a train? Chewed up by a boat propellor? Go down in a plane that’s run out of fuel? We asked the unfortunate guys it happened to.
‘The nurses mopped it up and continued on like nothing happened. I’m so glad I never have to see their faces again.’