Like any other work environment, professional wrestling is susceptible to bad relationships. And it sounds like Chris Jericho and Scott Hall definitely had one.
During an episode of Talk is Jericho, Y2J discussed a rumor that he and the WWE Hall of Famer didn't get along when they were coworkers. Jericho not only confirmed their beef but shared a detailed account of why they were never cool.
"Those guys are very sarcastic, and almost kind of bullying in a way. I did things my way with my group of guys like Eddie Guerrero, Dean Malenko, Chris Benoit and those kinds of guys," Jericho said.
Jericho and Hall shared the WCW locker room for a few years and even their simple backstage interactions were inflammatory.
"Scott Hall came up to me and told me that nobody was coming to see me, get in there, do your 5-10 minutes and get out. No one wants to see you. I remember thinking, wow, what
Jericho says that Hall would undercut talent and threaten to end their pushes "with one phone call." Hall's targeting of Jericho was so bad that Y2J had to get advice from a veteran.
"Scott Norton, who is a friend of mine from my time in Japan said to me that if you don't say something to him next time he bullies you then I am going to say something and I will bully you. Either you do something about it or I will. If you do something about it and he wants to cause anything then I got your back," he said.
As expected, Hall would soon fire more insults at Jericho.0comments
"When Scott made another comment I went up to Hall and said to never f—ing
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