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Randy Savage's Brother

Come On Obama ...

Make a Macho Man Holiday!

3/9/2013 12:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Honoring Macho Man Randy Savage's death with a national holiday is NOT a ludicrous idea -- just ask his brother -- who tells TMZ he is 100% on board with a new White House petition trying to make that happen.

If you didn't know, the folks over at Mandatory.com petitioned the government (thanks to their handy online forum) to make May 20 -- the day Macho died in 2011 -- an official "Day of Remembrance."

The petition reads, "Macho Man Randy Savage was a national treasure loved by everyone ... no matter if you knew him from Slim Jim commercials or his wrestling career, you felt a deep connection with Savage ... keep his legacy alive for future generations to appreciate and enjoy."

Macho's brother, Lanny Poffo, tells TMZ that he couldn't be happier the fans want to honor his bro that way AND he's all for it, adding, "The fans will never let Randy Die. He made it cool to love wrestling."

FYI: The group needs 100,000 by April 4 in order to get Obama & Co. to review it -- so far it's only got 2,425 and one really supportive brother.



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31.

Roy Lucier    

I want everyone to know that this petition was NOT Lanny's idea, someone else started it. I was the one who inboxed it to Lanny on Facebook, who then posted

503 days ago
32.

IndyMike    

Awesome

503 days ago
33.

ChitownCletus    

OHHHH YEAAAA , Obama does not have anything else to do..... He will snap his little neck like a Slim Jim Oh YEAAAAAAA

503 days ago
34.

Markus    

Some of you need to calm your tits. Things like this are usually just for fun, people (no matter how seemingly sincere the wording). Have you seen the other petitions people have circulating the net, all equally (and purposely) as outlandish? Do you know how many channels it would have to go through to even get in the same room as the President? Clearly there's no way in hell anything is gonna come of this other than a good chuckle in the name of a superb and fondly remembered entertainer. It is in no way indicative of the crumbling of American society, as some of you would probably like to insist. Geesh.
Anyway.... OOOOOOHH YEEAAAAAA!!!!

503 days ago
35.

Throwback kid    

No disrespect to The Macho man but I would like to see an official holiday in the memory of America's dad Tom Bosley. For many kids in the 70's who lived in single parent homes he was a father figure to them. This was before reality TV when there was just clean fun shows on TV. I think we should officially have a Mr.C day and anyone who doesn't agree can sit on it. And once we lose actor Eddie Mecca I will start a petition to officially have The Big Ragoo day

503 days ago
36.

Slim Whitman    

I say honor Randy Savage with a couple of Rest Stops along the intersate. Upon flusing a comode hook up electronics that say ..... OHHHHHHH YEAAAAAAHHHHHH !

503 days ago
37.

True Blood     

Why do some of you guys make everything about race, your life must be ultra lame with all that hate in your heart

503 days ago
38.

Mrugowsky    

There are so many holidays already it's hard to pay attention.

503 days ago
39.

Trecee    

Laughs* Americans....

503 days ago
40.

jimi    

OHHHHHH NOOOOOOO

502 days ago
41.

Dennis Johnson    

I know Lanny and the whole family past and present and I can tell you that Lanny is really out there and a for real TRIP...........He really means this and will push it untill he gets his fill of it and then he will do as he always has done on any project.He will lose interest and that will be that.

502 days ago
42.

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June 25th


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502 days ago
43.

angie    

I don't know about a national holiday, but his brother needs to petition for him to be in the hall of fame , why hasn't he spoken up about that

502 days ago
44.

bart    

It be a fake holiday

502 days ago
45.

PandiMarie4    

They should ask the fans of WWE to help,it would totally wotk with the help of the fans...ALSO PUT RABDY SAVAGE IN THE WWE HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2013 they put donald trump in why not randy?

502 days ago
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