This Japanese Lawmaker Rocks a Wrestling Mask and Won't Take it Off

This Japanese Lawmaker Rocks a Wrestling Mask and Won't Take it Off

Japanese professional wrestler "Skull Reaper A-Ji" was elected as a city council member. While cool, that's not the big news. Known for rocking a lucha libre mask while in the ring, the wrestler and lawmaker refuses to not wear his mask while at city council meetings, Gawker reports.

What might seem like a joke turned into a big ordeal, as the Skull Reaper was restrained and removed from a meeting on Monday. But the wrestler insists that he must wear the mask, "If I take my mask off, I'm an entirely different person," Skull Reaper said.

While George Bush, "didn't care about black people," this might be a politician that Kanye West could support—even could take fashion tips from. Let's see how this story turns out.

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[via Gawker]

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