Ryback is currently taking time off from the WWE over contract disputes with the company and Vince McMahon. His main reason for the disagreement with the company is due to the unfair pay of wrestlers that win and those that lose.
Due to the WWE being predetermined, The Big Guy feels winners and losers should be paid the same because without the losers doing their job, the winners wouldn't be able to leave with the victory and become bigger stars.
He feels all stars should be paid the same, with the winners receiving more money through sponsorships etc. Former WWE manager Jim Cornette, however, doesn't feel it should be that way at all, and he called out Ryback about it on the latest episode of his MLW podcast, The Jim Cornette Experience, via the Inquisitr.
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He started off by saying he “almost always” takes the side of talent in contract negotiations, but he believes Ryback took it too far when asking for winners and losers to be paid the same money. He then went into an explicit rant about the situation:
“Under that logic, all the Indians that John Wayne shot off their horses should be getting paid the same for the movie. All the (expletive) terrorists that Bruce Willis killed in the (expletive) Die Hard movies should get paid the same amount of money as Bruce Willis.
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"All the (expletive) stuntmen in the movies that the Rock makes should be getting paid the same as the Rock does. Has he done too much HGH? Has he shot too much (expletive) steroids in his (expletive) noggin?”
After criticizing Ryback's in-ring work, Cornette went on to correct the former Intercontinental Championship about his opinion on winners and losers should be paid the same because they all play their part in getting over with the fans.
“No,” Cornette corrected, “the stars get over motherf***er, and you’re not a star. In any sport, in any entertainment, in any walk of life, the stars — the people that draw the money and sell the tickets — get paid more and the underneath guys get paid less. There’s a reason I don’t get all the Brad Pitt movie roles. It’s because I don’t look like Brad Pitt, you f***ing moron.”
Ryback future with the company is still up in the air, but some say he might not be with the WWE for much longer because of what's happened.
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