Things didn't go the way AEW wanted with the Good Brothers last year, but that didn't mean a friendship was ruined.
Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows were primed and set to make their AEW debuts on the first Dynamite on TNT. However, a too good to be true WWE offer threw a wrench in that plan, and a release ten months later further complicated matters. During a recent podcast, Rocky Romero admitted that The Young Bucks specifically were upset about the choice "The Good Brothers" made.
However, just a couple of weeks ago, Gallows and Anderson appeared on Being The Elite alongside the AEW EVPs. A skit aired, indicating that the Bullet Club alumni were fine. Karl Anderson told Fightful that their relationship was always that way.
"It was great," Anderson said. "We stayed in touch with them the whole time. I've known those guys since Los Angeles in 2006 when they were just getting started on the independent scene. Cocky kids, but I clicked with them right away, because I'm a cocky non-kid. I wrestled them all over Los Angeles and we ended up doing stuff in PWG and Dave Marquez would fly us all over Texas and ended up forming a great friendship with the boys. Friendships in this business can get a little sticky when you have to make business decisions. No matter what, I know they were hot and I don't blame them for being hot, but we always stayed in touch. We would send brother texts here and there, and then it snowballed. Now everything's great. We're good with everybody. If you have heat with us, you suck!," Anderson said.
Anderson and Gallows went on to sign with IMPACT Wrestling, and have noted they're happy there thus far. Before their run kicks into high gear, they have TalkNShop-AMania this weekend. During the course of the venue, they noted that IMPACT EVPs were on the set watching everything unfold and have been very supportive along the way.
You can see Gallows, Anderson and Rocky Romero on TalkNShop-A-Mania on Saturday, August 1 at 9 PM EST. The show is available via FITE, and traditional PPV.