Cody Rhodes reveals he was jealous of other wrestlers

"When he passed away, ‘Dusty’s Kids’ was something that I heard a lot"

by Sead Dedovic
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Cody Rhodes reveals he was jealous of other wrestlers

Throughout his entire career, Cody Rhodes had the epithet 'Dusty's son' over his head. However, Cody has shown that he is a great wrestler many times and that he is capable of building a career based on his qualities. Things were not so great for him at the beginning of his career, and he had to be patient to "make a name for himself".

Precisely because of this, he felt a little bit of jealousy towards the others, whom they called 'Dusty's children' "When he passed away, ‘Dusty’s Kids’ was something that I heard a lot because his influence and legacy were being spread out.

That was a statistic being touted. Bayley, Sasha (Banks), Becky (Lynch), Seth (Rollins), Roman, Sami (Zayn), Kevin (Owens), the core ones, were all doing better than I was. It wasn’t something I could complain about or throw a tantrum over because they were honoring him.

It almost felt like they were honoring him more than I was. There’s jealousy and envy that comes with it”. - he said, as quoted by pwmania.com

Cody Rhodes talks about wrestlers

Dusty Rhodes and his name will always be mentioned in the company.

He did a lot of things for the wrestling world, but Cody wished he could have spent more time with him. “I would have loved to have done a promo class or been around a ring with my father. I got a far different education from him than they did.

But that’s why in these interviews, even on nights I don’t want to say his name or talk about him, you hear it nonetheless because his fingerprints are all over WrestleMania. Every one of those people I just named, for the most part, is doing something spectacular.

You want to add yourself to that list, and you almost can’t function if you don’t. I feel like that’s slightly weaponized in a sense by Roman toward me. I wasn’t adjusted and ready for it. I’m ready for it now”.

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