Arn Anderson is a professional wrestler road agent, author, and retired wrestler. He is currently manager for AEW, and he has a lot to give the business. That being said, he’s not game to jump into a ton of responsibility.
Since Cody Rhodes decided to return to WWE, Arn Anderson and his son, Brock, have been in limbo with All Elite Wrestling. They are training and preparing Brock for his career. However, they are doing so by barely being seen on television, and taking independent bookings.
Given that the former Four Horsemen member is in that position, Anderson was asked on a recent episode of his podcast “ARN” whether he’d prefer to work in AEW’s office, in talent relations, or somewhere else. “No I don’t want to be responsible for anything that’s outside of my control,” Anderson said.
I can help Brock, I can help teach him what to do, what not to do within reason. I don’t want him to be a clone of what I think wrestling should be, I want him to figure that out. Here’s the thing, don’t have me have to be responsible for something and not give me any power. That’s not fair. If you give me the power to run the whole shooting match, good, because then if we fail, I fail, the talent failed.
I don’t want to be in that position any further, I just want any time that’s left for me until nobody wants to see me hanging around anymore, I just want to spend it just enjoying the business, enjoying AEW, enjoying these wrestling events. I just want to do all the things telling fans to thank you in person for supporting us all this time and enjoying the fruits of 40 years in the business.
This is in response to news of issues backstage at the company, including multiple altercations and scuffles between talent. Anderson worked as a producer for the WWE for 19 years before being let go in 2019, mainly with John Cena during his meteoric climb to superstardom. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Ringside News.
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