Cody Rhodes Says AEW Talent Asking About WWE “Morally Icky Area” For Him
Cody Rhodes made waves when he left AEW to head back to WWE in 2022 but says he won’t be comfortable putting in a good word for any of his old colleagues in the company.
Rhodes was one of the fundamental parts of the formation of AEW as he was named an Executive Vice President of Tony Khan’s company alongside Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks.
Given his stature in AEW, many have wondered if stars from the company would seek him out for advice about WWE since he returned to the company that he originally left in 2016.
Speaking to Ariel Helwani on BT Sport, Cody Rhodes says he won’t dish out any specific advice in regards to that and says he’s thankful that he’s not been put in that position:
“I’m kind of generic with the advice I give if that makes any sense. I don’t get specific with anybody. No one has reached flat out and said, ‘How can I get there and what do I need to do?’ Most of It’s been. ‘Hey, this is great, but can you still watch my promo from Dark and tell me if it was any good?’ Most of it is that stuff, which is, ‘Oh, sure. You know, great. I can help with that.’
“But thankfully, I haven’t been put in that situation where somebody flat out says, ‘Hey, can you get me a conversation, or can you get me in this room’, because I’d have to say no. That’s just too morally of an icky area for me. I’d have to deflect and send them somewhere else just because they’re gonna find their own way here, or there, or elsewhere on their own and on their own talent.”
Cody Rhodes will headline WrestleMania for the first time in his career as he challenges Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship in Los Angeles.