Jesse Ventura

Graham shares a candid conversation with the former WWE wrestler and governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura. Ventura talks about his time in office – which included a trip to Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro – and a possible run for president in 2016. “The Body” also discusses his falling out with Hulk Hogan and expresses his strong opinion of “American Sniper” author, Chris Kyle. Later, Ventura shows Graham around his high school and the two attend a WNBA game featuring Ventura’s favorite professional team, the Minnesota Lynx.

Jesse Ventura


Jesse Ventura’s tips to Navy Seals in training

Jesse Ventura recalls the painful lesson he learned when asking for medical attention during Navy training

Jesse Ventura gets emotional talking about Muhammad Ali

Jesse Ventura talks about his lifelong adoration of Muhammad Ali and spending a day with “The Greatest

Jesse Ventura: I can steal presidential election in November

Jesse Ventura says he’d win the presidential election the same way he won Minnesota governorship: by debating

Jesse Ventura’s unexpected friendship with Fidel Castro

Jesse Ventura discusses his experiences with Fidel Castro and why he wants a second meeting with the President

Jesse Ventura: We killed John F. Kennedy

Jesse Ventura says there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy because he wouldn’t go to war in Vietnam

Jesse Ventura: “American Sniper” hero is a backstabbing liar

Jesse Ventura says Chris Kyle didn’t have courage to tell the truth, lied about him to boost book sales

Jesse Ventura on his scariest moments in the ring

Jesse Ventura recalls a rowdy match in Eugene, Oreg. and a health scare that made him reconsider his career

Jesse Ventura: Hulk Hogan ratted on me to Vince McMahon

Jesse Ventura details the downfall of his relationship with Hulk Hogan, and his admiration for Vince McMahon

Jesse Ventura: Chewing tobacco helped me get “Predator” role

Jesse Ventura talks about casting his part in “Predator,” plus his favorite line and scene from the blockbuster

Jesse Ventura: I side with Maria Shriver over Schwarzenegger

Jesse Ventura says he and Arnold Schwarzenegger won’t be friends again because he cheated on his wife

Jesse Ventura: Losing my wife would be like losing a limb

Jesse Ventura talks about his bond with his wife, and his lifelong goal of never owning a cell phone

Jesse Ventura: No pavement or electricity for me in Mexico

Jesse Ventura lives off the grid in Mexico for six months of the year and takes measures to avoid drones

Jesse Ventura: Why I love women’s basketball

Jesse Ventura discusses his favorite team, the Minnesota Lynx, plus an interview with the WNBA team’s head coach