Triple H On Cody Rhodes Smashing The Throne: I Laughed About It Then

Triple H talks Cody Rhodes smashing the throne.

At AEW Double or Nothing 2019, which was the first official AEW pay-per-view, Cody Rhodes made his entrance by smashing a throne similar to that of Triple H's. The throne smashing was a symbolic gesture as Cody looked to prove he could be more than what he was in WWE.

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Cody said in July 2023 that he hadn't talked to Triple H about the throne smashing.

Appearing on Allan & Carly, Triple H was asked what he thought about the spot and if they could laugh about it now.

"I laughed about it then. People make that stuff out to be so much more than it is. If I was in his shoes, I would have done the same thing. That's one of the things I love about Cody. I've watched Cody go from being a kid in this business, I don't mean that as disrespectful. Literally, a kid. His dad [Dusty Rhodes] was someone who mentored me. We started NXT together. He was a big part of that system. I learned a lot from Dusty and sitting under his learning tree. We had a wonderful partnership. To see him grow from literally this kid to coming in and trying to find his way in the business, to coming out of his dad's shadow, which was monumental, and then gambling on himself to go find himself and find who he was. It wasn't about where he went. It was about the journey. It was about him going and finding himself and proving to himself that he could stand outside of his father's shadow and it wasn't this machine trying to make him his dad's kid or anything else. It was finding himself, and he did that, to the point where he was undeniable. I've seen that a few times over the years. Drew McIntyre is another guy. Went somewhere, gambled on himself. We talked about it when he was leaving, 'Go find yourself. When you find yourself, I'll be watching. When I see you've found yourself, we'll talk, and you'll come home,'" said Triple H.

Cody is now one of the faces of WWE and set to headline WrestleMania 40 against Roman Reigns.

Cody will be part of WWE Elimination Chamber, appearing on the Grayson Waller Effect with Seth Rollins. Fans can check out the lineup for WWE Elimination Chamber by clicking here.

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