Chris Jericho is the current AEW Champion, but he is still updated on what goes on in WWE. He watched Survivor Series and he noticed something regarding a scripted dialogue.
During Konnan’s Keepin it 100 podcast, Chris Jericho talked about WWE’s scripted promos. He said that the company does not write scripts the way anyone actually talks. He then used an example from WWE Survivor Series.
“I watched Survivor Series, it was really good, but there was this promo with The Miz and Daniel Bryan and Miz saying ‘for the sake of our children and our families you have to stop The Fiend.’ Nobody talks like that. You can still put the guy over big time, but what is he going to do, break into your house? Steal your kids? It’s just not believable. It’s cartoonish in a bad way.”
WWE’s formulate of writing heavily scripted promos has been going on for a long time. It is very unlikely that they will change their ways anytime soon. As long as Vince McMahon find something entertaining, it will be shown on air.
h/t to Wrestling Inc for the transcription.