WWE has a historical past of utilizing real-life incidents to reinforce its storylines and TV product. Generally it brings an curiosity within the storyline however generally it simply appears distasteful. WWE Celebrity Jeff Hardy, most lately, has borne the brunt of the identical.
The newest episode of Friday Evening SmackDown, WWE used Hardy and his historical past of substance abuse to open the present up and it introduced intrigue and distaste on the identical time.
The present began with Renee Young showing on a criminal offense scene. Jeff Hardy’s automobile was discovered slammed into Elias’. The Charismatic Enigma was discovered inebriated, and law enforcement officials on the scene arrested him for a possible hit-and-run.
WWE had a good suggestion with the phase by way of the storyline. They acquired Elias out of the event in order that they might run an episode-long storyline on who would face AJ on the semi-finals which might make the followers wish to stick round.
Many felt that the corporate crossed a line by utilizing Jeff in that manner. He’s a revered performer and it’s unethical to degrade his darkish previous.
They realized this as he returned in direction of the tip of the present. He distracted Sheamus which value him the match. After that, he attacked the Celtic Warrior with the aggression that was paying homage to the Willow character.
Jeff Hardy and his storyline plans
It’s protected to imagine that WWE would reveal the true man behind the automobile incident. You possibly can guess they’d have the Thriller Hacker do it. You may also guess that the attacker was well-known.
The Celtic Warrior has been calling Hardy out as a junkie and the WWE justify Sheamus crashing Elias as a approach to get into the Intercontinental Championship Event.
Jeff would most certainly battle Sheamus on the Backlash pay-per-view. WWE must have a stacked card and giving Hardy and Sheamus a 15-minute match can be a deal with for the followers contemplating the unimaginable chemistry they share.
There’s a excessive chance that WWE wouldn’t try this. Jeff’s phase did nothing for the rankings as they remained flat at 2.04 million. This may result in the corporate squashing this rivalry which might end result within the Hardy vs Sheamus match being a 5-minute bummer.
The followers can solely be affected person and look forward to the following episode of SmackDown to know in regards to the plans that the corporate has for Jeff Hardy and the Celtic Warrior.