MJF Says He’s ‘Kind Of Bummed’ About Crowds Returning
AEW star MJF has admitted that he’s not too happy about the fact that full-capacity crowds will soon be returning to live wrestling shows.
With the Covid-19 vaccine being rolled out across the United States, many industries are beginning to open back up. Recently, both WWE and AEW announced that they would be going back on the road and running shows in venues with live crowds.
In a recent interview with Inside The Ropes, the leader of The Pinnacle claimed said he was “kind of bummed” that he’d have to deal with fans again.
“I was living my best life in the pandemic. The year 2020 and early 2021, for me, probably one of my favorite years of my life, MJF confessed. “No-one bothered me, my career is at an all-time high. Again, I didn’t have to look at all of you people. It was a dream come true and unfortunately now they have this “vaccine” and everything is opening up again and I’m kind of bummed about it, but it is what it is,” he added.
The comments are very on-brand for MJF, who famously has a very contentious relationship with wrestling fans.
As you might recall, back in 2020, MJF flipped off a 7-year-old kid at a meet and greet at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. MJF held his middle finger up in front of the kid’s face during a photo-op. The child’s father was not happy. “I tried to laugh it off knowing he’s just in character,” he told TMZ. “But it really upset him. I know that’s his gimmick, but he’s only 7 & doesn’t understand.”
In lieu of an apology, MJF simply said, “F–k them kids,” and then responded to the story on Twitter with “Cry about it.”
We’ll see how MJF reacts to a capacity crowd for the first time in over a year tonight on Dynamite.