Dustin Rhodes Weighs In On Cody Rhodes’ WWE Run

3 days ago by Ryan Coogan

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Dustin Rhodes Weighs In On Cody Rhodes’ WWE Run WWE

Dustin Rhodes has weighed in on his brother Cody Rhodes’ departure from AEW, the company that he helped to found.

Cody left AEW in February 2022 after helping to start the company in 2019 along with Kenny Omega, the Young Bucks, Tony Khan and others.

In a move that shocked the wrestling world, Rhodes than joined former promotion WWE in April, making a surprise debut at WrestleMania.

Now Cody’s brother Dustin, formerly known as Goldust in WWE and a key fixture of the company’s Attitude Era, has shared his thoughts on his little brother’s defection.

During an interview on Talk Is Jericho, Dustin was asked to describe how he felt about Cody’s departure and his return to WWE:

“Kind of down, a little bit. But Cody, he’s still young. There’s such an age gap, 16 years. He’s kind of in his prime now. But watching him return on WrestleMania was just huge.

“I’m not gonna miss any of his stuff. He’s on the rise to become a champion, and I really think he’s set the tone for that in his last eight years of work and things that he’s done.

“He’s very professional. He’s very different than I am. We’re two completely opposite people. He has that creative mind like my dad had, and I’m more grunt, the worker in the family.

“But he is surpassing everything. He’s doing amazing. But yeah, I wish he was still here.”

Jericho also shared some thoughts on the younger Rhodes:

“I get texts from him, actually quite frequently. He goes, I miss you guys, man. I miss you guys. I do miss having him around. I got much closer with him, for obvious reasons, in AEW, than I ever was in WWE.

“But I still always had a connection with him in WWE as well. He just always was the type of guy that… I like that guy.”

Cody is currently out of action with an injury he sustained prior to this year’s Hell in a Cell premium live event. It it not currently known when he will return to in-ring competition.

Transcription courtesy of Fightful.

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