Chris Jericho On Vince McMahon & Leaving WWE | News


Pro Wrestling legend and current AEW World Champion Chris Jericho spoke with Chris Van Vliet earlier this year (the video was re-posted today in case you missed it) about a number of topics. Including if there’s any bad blood with WWE, that old rumor about him and JR starting their own promotion and much more.

You can watch the full video below and we have some highlights.

Chris Jericho on the rumor of him and JR starting a promotion-

“That was a good one that me and JR were starting our own company (laughs). That’s really, there was zero to that. So it’s funny when you read something like that and everyone is sending me emails and Vince McMahon sending me emails, like you know anything about this?”

On leaving WWE and a possible return-

“My time in WWE is cemented, if I go back or not. It’s not like it was back in the day where you’re blackballed for life and you’ll never hear the name Chris Jericho again. It’s not like that, so whether I go back there or not, I’ll still always be a part of WWE for sure.”

On if there’s any bad blood with Vince after leaving-

“Not on my end, you know, I spoke to Vince before I signed. He knew it, he was very…the words we exchanged were very amicable, it wasn’t like it was a surprise. Business is business, and Vince is my friend, I respect him, I love the guy. No ill will, just the business road took me this way and I would’ve been crazy not to do it because I might insult somebody. And I think the first guy that would agree with that is Vince.”

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