Jeff Jarrett shocked everyone with his appearance on the November 2 episode of AEW Dynamite. The former WWE star appeared following Darby Allin’s match with Jay Lethal. Jarrett recently revealed that his AEW signing “wasn’t something that just kind of happened overnight.”
Jeff Jarrett recently appeared on the latest episode of My World podcast. He talked about his AEW Dynamite debut and his behind-the-scenes work with the brand. Jarrett also discussed his wife Karen’s response and his excitement on joining AEW.
The pieces of the puzzle started to fall together and the behind the scenes role, as well as in front of the camera, all those pieces started to kind of fall in and it didn’t happen overnight. This has kind of been a work in progress for quite some time. It wasn’t something that just kind of happened overnight.
I don’t know if I’m more excited about the behind-the-scenes work or the executive work or all that, or the in-ring stuff because Karen texted me Wednesday, about one o’clock or 1:30, and said, ‘What are you doing?’ I said, ‘I feel like I’m a 19 year old rookie pacing around WMC TV studios.’ I said, ‘I’m nervous about tonight.’ I’m thinking things through. I wanted it to go right. I wasn’t all sure of that. So that’s kind of one of the messages I want to throw out there. Folks, I’ve been doing it a long time, but I was as nervous as could be, and when the lights were restored in the ring, it was a surreal moment. The reaction had a little fresh coat of paint, little red guitar, little red and black guitar. It was really cool. I got a good crack on old Darby. I am super grateful. I’m excited. I’m ready to dig in, in all kinds of ways.
Jeff Jarrett worked as both on-screen and off-screen talent during his last stint with WWE. The former WWE Intercontinental Champion was directly answerable to Vince McMahon, but lost his position after Triple H came to power.
Jarrett destroyed Darby with a guitar shot to the head during his AEW debut. You can listen to the most recent podcast, which discusses TNA Genesis 2007, at AdFreeShows.com. Keep reading Ringside News for more.
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