Nick Aldis and Bruce Prichard engaged in a war of words in July after Prichard said Aldis lacked the 'it factor.' Aldis responded by saying Bruce hasn't been paying attention to what he's done since his time in TNA and questioned Bruce's booking ability by pointing out the declining ratings.
On August 10, Aldis' wife Mickie James returned to WWE Raw and fans were less than thrilled with her presentation. In her first match back on August 17, she lost by count out to Natalya and said after she was disappointed by how her return went.
Appearing on the Battleground podcast, Aldis was asked if Prichard, who serves as the executive director of Raw, purposely botched the booking of James due to the feud between the two.
"You're not suggesting that the executive director of a publicly-traded company, with stockholders and huge television rights fees to maintain, would be as petty as to devalue one of his own assets just to get revenge over a feud that he himself started, are you? You can't honestly suggest that would be a real thing. It has to be a coincidence," Aldis said sarcastically. "These silly, petty tactics, fans see through it. I don't think anybody saw that and thought, 'Mickie James is a jabronie.' Everyone saw it for what it was. She's an all-time great and doesn't need me to fight her battles. She knows her worth and will make it work, but everyone could smell that stench. It was just sad."
James is currently feuding with Lana and Natalya on WWE Raw. You can find her comments regarding her return by clicking here.
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