The WWE don't like having Superstars clash with the fans, but sometimes it becomes an inevitability when one side does something rather dumb.
This happened yesterday, when Cody Rhodes lashed out at fans after they reportedly weren't too happy that he was carrying on his heel character of Stardust in his first appearance on RAW since the death of his father.
Dusty Rhodes was 'The American Dream' and one of the most loved wrestling stars of all-time. It seems like fans wanted Cody to use that to boost himself. And hot damn did Cody not like that.
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So, according to a report from Wrestling Inc, Rhodes took to his protected Twitter account to vent on those fans and have his say on the situation.
"Troubled seeing some people think I'd allow or be comfortable w/the worst thing that's ever happened to me be exploited on TV for a 'return.'"
In addition to this, Rhodes apparently offered up an explanation as to why the name "Stardust" means so much to him on a personal level.
He noted that his father had him referee his first match for Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling, and gave him a referee's shirt with the name "Stardust" embroidered on it.
In addition, Chad Dukes also posted a vintage photograph of "The American Dream" that shows the name "Stardust" on his trunks.
If that wasn't enough, longtime rival of Dusty Rhodes, "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair stated on a recent episode of his podcast Woo! Nation that Jim Crockett's plane that used to transport he and Dusty was named "Star Dust."
Cody tweeted this out before RAW, quoting his father. Dusty Rhodes would want his son to carry on what he started. The man was so dedicated to wrestling that he wore a leg-cast at home after his leg kayfabe broken. That's what Dusty would have wanted and this is definitely not a decision for fans to make.
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