Eddie Kingston explains why he wouldn't be a good fit in WWE.
Eddie Kingston is one of the top names in AEW. After years of grinding away on the indies, Eddie Kingston landed in AEW to become a fan favorite.
Speaking on the Swerve City Podcast, Kingston explained why he would have been miserable in WWE saying he did not want to collect a paycheck and explaining how his mother told him that AEW was the right decision.
"I didn't want to collect a paycheck. Yeah, I mean, because I knew if I was there and I had that resentment of I know,' I have 10 more good years. I know I'm better than what they're not giving me a chance,' they will bring in whatever and I'm not knocking these guys. If a football player or amateur wrestler walks in, and the machine is behind them all the way and they want me to help him and teach him I'm not going to but if I do, if I do, I'm going to be a piece of shit. Because I'm gonna be resentful of him. Yeah, so I'm gonna teach him the right ways but he may not get it right away because I'm gonna be a piece of shit."
Eddie Kingston explained that his mother told him he deserves to have fun and as a mama's boy, he didn't need any other push.
"I entertained other possibilities. I entertained them. But again, Mama's boy, my mother being my best friend when I told her, 'Hey mom, I'm getting interested from a lot of people all of a sudden she goes, go to AEW, you won't be happy at WWE That's what she said. I asked her why and I'm gonna keep that between me and my mother. I went Nah, ma, you're right. she goes, 'Yeah, go there, Papi. Go there, have fun,' she said. 'You deserve to have fun,' and that was it."
Kingston recently spoke about the pressure he felt following his Player's Tribune article being released. You can read his comments here.
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