The news caught fans off guard as it would mark an AEW star appearing on a WWE-produced program. Steve Austin revealed that Vince McMahon was cool with Jericho's appearance and Tony Khan had also signed off on it.
"We're open for business, I've said it a million times," stated Triple H. "Vince has been adamant about that; what's best for business for WWE and open to working with whoever that is. It's a funny thing that people sometimes create their own situations in their head. [Jericho on Austin's show] is not shocking to me. People make comments after they leave about receiving a nice call from Vince. It's not shocking. The perception and creation of what people believe in their heads when they have zero knowledge is amazing sometimes; the fantasy world that is created."
Despite AEW competing with NXT in the weekly ratings and Jericho taking shots in interviews and social media, he did wish Triple H a happy 25th anniversary in WWE last year.
Broken Skull Sessions with Chris Jericho is set to air on Sunday, April 11.
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