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CM Punk says The Rock in WWE hurts morale, wishes Rock would have said hello to him

Look at him up there on his perch, too Hollywood to say hello to CM Punk. Photo via
Look at him up there on his perch, too Hollywood to say hello to CM Punk. Photo via

Recently crowned WWE Champion CM Punk is unhappy with The Rock. "The Straight Edge Superstar" thinks "The Great One's" presence with the company, in the manner in which he goes about it, is bad for "morale."

Punk's subsequent complaint may be bad for his credibility.

Here's what "The Second City Savior" told the Daily News recently:

"He's not around. It doesn't help morale when the guy goes right from his limo to the dressing room to the dressing room to the ring. He's very bourgeois Hollywood. He came back, he did WWE Raw after that. He said he was never gonna leave. And the next time we saw him is a month later. Yeah, it does bother me. A little hello would have been nice. He could have run by with his own entourage."

While Punk's complaint is certainly understandable, the manner in which he's gone about it is baffling and, dare I say, a little too high school. I mean, come on. "A little hello would have been nice."


Punk was as over at Madison Square Garden last night (Nov. 20) at Survivor Series as he has been anywhere outside of Chicago but he's nowhere near Rock. It's not even close. I don't say that to dismiss his complaints outright. Certainly not. Just that he, as well as the rest of the roster, has to understand the situation being what it is. 

Is Rock bad for morale? Maybe. Hell, he probably is. But you know what he's really good for?


As much as Punk has done for WWE this year, it doesn't even come close to what Rock has done. In fact, with his returning at Survivor Series for an actual match, Rock may have surpassed Punk in every way imaginable this year, despite how hot Punk was over the summer.

That has to hurt. And it clearly does. But complaining because Rock didn't stop to make sure he said hello to you in the hallway?

Really? That's a bad look for the guy that carries around pipe bombs. 

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