Seth Rollins On Jon Moxley's WWE Departure: "He Took His Ball And He Went Home"

Universal Champion speaks out!

Seth Rollins has been defending all things WWE on Twitter over recent days.

One of the main detractors of how WWE conducts its business from a creative standpoint has been Jon Moxley, with the new IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion appearing on a number of podcasts to voice his displeasure at the way Vince McMahon conducts his business.

Speaking on the Sports Illustrated Media podcast, Rollins has responded - here's what he's had to say about his former partner in The Shield: "Ambrose gave everything he had to the company for the entire time he was here. He put his heart and soul into the travel, into the schedule, into the injuries, into the work in the ring and all that stuff. But at the end of the day, he took his ball and he went home, or he went elsewhere at least. And I think it’s a little presumptuous of him to get on a podcast and talk down about the company that gave him such an opportunity.”

“Ambrose can do what he wants. He’s a big boy, he’s got his big boy pants on. He can go out there and say whatever he wants, but the bottom line is not everybody’s equipped to handle the rigours of WWE and the schedule and how it affects you mentally and emotionally.

"I love the guy. I love him, I’ll always love him, but at the end of the day, we just share different perspectives about what we want out of life and about where we’re at in our own lives. I hope that he does well.

"I’ve kept enough tabs on him to know that he’s doing super well for himself right now and I’m happy for that, but I just don’t think there’s any reason to hop on a soapbox and complain after the fact. You need to take the first step, and that’s looking in the mirror and asking yourself did you do every single thing you possibly could to make yourself and your situation what you want it to be, and if the answer is yes you did, then you can go elsewhere and complain. If that’s where he’s at mentally then go right ahead, but if he hasn’t done that, he hasn’t looked in the mirror and made that decision, then maybe he should think about that. That goes for any other disgruntled talent past or present.”

Thanks to pro wrestling sheet for the transcription.

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