Despite branding himself as ‘The People’s Champ,’ The Rock is perceived as the opposite, especially after Cody Rhodes seemingly handed him his spot at WrestleMania 40. In light of the controversy, The Rock decided to call out the vocal fans and dubbed them ‘Cody crybabies.’

During the recent Friday Night SmackDown, Cody Rhodes handed his WrestleMania 40 main event match to The Rock and this angered fans in a big way, starting a movement that only continues to gain momentum every single day.

The Rock also pushed hard for the WrestleMania 40 bout with Roman Reigns. This is because The Rock wanted to save WrestleMania 40 as the match would be true big money affair.

While speaking on the Pat McAfee show, The Rock finally talked about all the outrage and backlash he got after SmackDown last week. He specifically targeted the Cody Rhodes fans who started the ‘We Want Cody’ moment and he called them ‘Cody Crybabies.’

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”Cody, I love his passionate fans. Then, there’s the other passionate fans of Cody. They’re called, what’s that? Oh Cody Crybabies. These are grown ass men, ‘Oh Cody’s got to finish his story. Finish his story right now!’ It’s like, wait a second, ‘Hey dad, you wanna go outside and play catch? NO! Cody’s losing and I’m upset.’ The wife comes in, ‘Hey honey, do you wanna have sex? Not now, he’s gotto finish his story!’

At the end of the day, you got the Cody Crybabies, the Cody fans and Cody himself, so there’s a clear distinction between the three.

WWE’s intentions for The Rock taking away Cody Rhodes’ WrestleMania 40 spot has also been revealed. Cody Rhodes’ WrestleMania 40 direction has also been revealed. WWE also went the extra mile to keep The Rock’s plans under wraps. We’ll have to see how WWE will go forward with The Rock and Roman Reigns’ feud in the coming weeks.

What’s your view on what The Rock had to say? Do you feel Cody Rhodes’ fans are crybabies? Let us know in the comments section below!

Transcription by Ringside News

Subhojeet Mukherjee

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