• Jim Cornette and Vince Russo always had different opinions in creative meetings, so Vince McMahon decided to remove Cornette from the team.
  • Vince Russo claims he doesn’t hate Jim Cornette.

Former WWE and WCW creative Vince Russo was recently interviewed on Off the SKript, hosted by Chris Featherstone. Among other things, Russo spoke about his relationship with Jim Cornette and the relationship the two had with Vince McMahon while they were part of the WWE creative team. Here are the most prominent statements.

Jim Cornette Hates Vince Russo For His Relationship With Vince Mcmahon

“As we all know, Jim Cornette had a visceral hatred for Vince Russo. First, let me tell you that I don’t hate Jim Cornette. He hates me. It’s an uneven scale, okay? In part, Jim Cornette hates me for the stage that We live together in the creative team. In many of the sessions to prepare the script, Vince (McMahon) and I were going in the same direction, while Cornette was going in the opposite direction. There were a lot of discussions because we were not all on the same page. And I’m going, to be honest with you. Jim was the person on the other page. Because Vince knew this business needs to evolve.


Jim Cornette Was Cut From The Creative Team After Mcmahon Chose

“My theory is that the reason Jim hates me is that, at one point, Vince had to make a decision. And he chose me. So Cornette was removed from the creative team and I stayed with Vince. And, of course, his version is that he lost his job because of me. No, bro. He lost it himself. Because he was not willing to change and adapt, and this is what Vince was looking for.