Cody Rhodes: WWE Management Told Me 'Don't Go Online' After WrestleMania 39 Loss

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Many fans were not happy when Cody Rhodes lost in the main event of WrestleMania 39, failing to win the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship from Roman Reigns. Fans thought Cody would "finish the story" by winning the title that he spoke so highly of, but fell at the hands of Reigns.

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Speaking to Jimmy Traina on the SI Media podcast, Cody was asked if he understood just how upset fans were after the loss.

"I was surprised at how pissed people were. A lot of managerial people in the company reached out to me, checking on me, and also reached out to me to let me know, 'don't go online. Don't go online.' I didn't even think to go. It's such an incredibly busy week, there are so many emotions in that experience, I have my family with me, I lost in front of them, which is another level of embarrassment. I didn't even think to go online. Just the fact that they were preparing me or battening down the hatches. 'This is shaky, people are really frustrated,' that surprised me. That surprised me a lot," he said.

Cody was on the subsequent episode of WWE Raw to confront Roman Reigns, but was attacked by Brock Lesnar.

Cody and Lesnar are still feuding and are set to clash once again at WWE SummerSlam. Fans can check out the current line up for WWE SummerSlam by clicking here.

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