AEW announcer Jim Ross has doubled down on recent comments made about former WWE Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis losing his job.
Laurinaitis originally joined WWE after the company’s purchase of WCW in 2001 and was quickly moved into the role of Director Of Talent Relations. He held a number of similar positions within the company throughout his time there, as well as taking on a number of on-screen roles.
In a discussion on his Grilling JR podcast, Jim Ross noted how he wasn’t treated well by Laurinaitis after he was hired, as he wanted to constantly show himself off to Vince McMahon and thinks that if Laurinaitis is living in misery, it’s very much deserved:
“I had a hard time as time went on trusting Laurinaitis. That’s sad to say. I hired him. I gave him a job when he needed it. I don’t think he treated me quite right. He just wanted to show Vince that he was a better manager than JR and all these things. So now his ass is without a job and he deserves the Goddamn misery that he’s living, that I perceive that he’s living, and I didn’t like how he treated me.”
Any regrets JR has about his John Laurinaitis comments? pic.twitter.com/BCYbJrEQ1O
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