“Stone Cold” Steve Austin mentioned on his podcast that the reason he didn’t at this year’s WrestleMania 33 event is because he recently sold his ranch in Texas and the timing of the sale conflicted with making an appearance at the annual event. Austin that WWE did reach out to him and invited him to WrestleMania, but he had to decline of the offer.
Austin said that he will always be a part of the WWE and the company will also be part of his life. He addressed the speculation that he and WWE had issues, indicating that there were none between himself and WWE.
“So there’s never been no heat, no this, no that, no whatever. I’m at a great place with those guys, and I’m thankful for everything they’ve done for me, I’m sure they are thankful for the things I did for them.”
You can listen to his remarks here.