Lio Rush Doesn’t Want A Boss Like Hunter or Vince in AEW
AEW star Lio Rush joined Oral Sessions with Renee Paquette to talk about his journey to AEW following a brief retirement. In addition to a shoulder injury and his budding music career, Rush also revealed that mounting frustrations with the wrestling business helped sway him to walk away from wrestling for a bit.
“I’m the kind of person where I don’t like agree with something or I don’t go with something, I’ll just say ‘f**k it, it’s whatever, I don’t care that much,’” Rush said. “I don’t put that much energy into it. But it came down to a point where, within wrestling, I think I got a lot thrown at me very quickly. And the only thing I knew how to do was adapt and adjust who I was and what I was used to to try and fit within that space that I was in. But I don’t think a lot of people agreed with that. I think I had a lot of anger in me, I had a lot of resentment. Early in my career I didn’t really understand why people felt certain ways.
“And it’s okay to feel certain way because I get it. I understand that this is a hard business and sometimes you have guys that spend ten, fifteen years putting everything into it, and some don’t get out what they put in. It hurts and it sucks. I can understand even someone like me, and I’m not the only one, where they’ll get signed or get pushed in a way where you wish that was you, or you wish you had that kind of momentum behind you. I just think I got a lot thrown at me really quickly, and politics played a huge role. I had a lot of people try to tear me down, I had a lot of people try to, get a head of the curve in a way.”
One thing Rush feels people mistakenly saw in him, especially during his run in WWE, was that he was overly cocky. Rush says that is not the case and that he was hurt by people thinking that.
“I think a lot of people thought I was super cocky,” Rush said. “And that, honestly, hurt me to my core. It sucks when that’s the stigma about you. And I think me, I’m just…
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