Cody Rhodes is the EVP of AEW and has remained a babyface in the company since the very beginning. Rhodes‘ is one of the top stars in the company, as he has competed in several memorable matches and praise-worthy segments over the years.
AEW held their highly anticipated Grand Slam event last month and Arthur Ashe Stadium was certainly a night to remember for fans and pro wrestlers alike. It also saw the return of Brandi Rhodes to AEW television.
Cody Rhodes’ first match in well over a month saw him face off against Malakai Black. While Cody Rhodes was the babyface, he received a lot of boos from the crowd in New York City as fans simply didn’t want to have anything to do with him.
While speaking on his “Hall of Fame” podcast, Booker T talked about Cody Rhodes turning heel, stating that Rhodes would make for a terrific heel and would get the best reaction in the world if he did turn heel.
“I’m not sure exactly what the reaction meant or anything like that, but I do know this — in this business, you got good heat, you got bad heat, you got go-away heat, And I don’t know which one was that. I don’t know if the fans, I don’t know if Cody Rhodes did anything on television to become a heel. I know everything Cody’s been doing on television, as far as AEW, has been pretty liking towards what the fans would want, I think. I could be wrong. Haven’t been watching every show or anything like that.
“But to get that kind of reaction, there again, it could be the best reaction in the world if he’s gonna be that heel that people are gonna love to hate. Again, I don’t know if that’s what it was, I don’t know it was go-away like, ‘Man, now you Hollywood and you’re like the pot calling the kettle black,’ one of those type of deals. I don’t know. We’ll see in the end, as far as how this thing plays out.”
Cody Rhodes previously made it clear that he will retire before turning heel in AEW. It remains to be seen if Cody Rhodes will ever turn heel or not.
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