HBO’s new documentary on the life of actor and wrestler Andre The Giant has got people talking in just 48 hours after airing on the premium cable network. The 85-minute documentary sheds new light on the the french Wrestler’s life and explores his impact on pro wrestling in the 1980s. Fascinating things learned in the documentary include the fact that he didn’t start growing at a rapid pace until the age of 15, that his ankle’s were as large as an average person’s knee and his transition from wrestling to becoming a household name. The thing that is the most astonishing however is how much Andre the Giant could drink. 106 beers? 7000 calories of alcohol in one sitting? holly hell man. His ability to drink alcohol was a legend all by itself!
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