While MJF would get booed across the country, Long Island was always the exception, giving him a heroes welcome when AEW would come to town.
Though MJF would claim Long Island as his own, his fellow Long Island native John Silver disputes just how Long Island MJF is.
"You want to hear something funny about MJF? We live in Long Island. Every store or section with a bunch of stores, has a deli and a pizzeria. Most of them have a bar He didn't know what a Sicilian Slice was. He had no idea. He's like, 'what are the fat ones?' I couldn't let it (slide). Everyone (was trying to move on). 'No, we have to keep talking about this.' He doesn't know what a Sicilian Slice is," said Silver in a K&S WrestleFest virtual signing.
A strong claim from John Silver.
When asked if MJF is actually a nice person when he's not in character, Silver said, "MJF stands up when the airplane lands. Right when (it lands). He's up, he's standing there, waiting obnoxiously. That's all I really need to say."
MJF hasn't been on AEW TV since the June 1 episode of AEW Dynamite where he begged Tony Khan to fire him. He has been erased from AEW's digital and social footprint.
Tony Khan has issued multiple "no comments" when asked about MJF.
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