AJ Styles Says Sami Zayn Was Off TV Due To Becoming A Father
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Prior to his upcoming triple threat match at Clash of Champions for the WWE Intercontinental Championship, Sami Zayn was missing from the WWE ring for some time. During a recent appearance on WWE Talking Smack, AJ Styles revealed the reason as to why Zayn was missing for so long.
While hyping up their upcoming title match, Styles told the folks at WWE Talking Smack that Zayn had just become a father, which is why he won’t be ready for his upcoming match.
“He hasn’t been doing anything. From what I hear, he’s a brand new father,” he said (transcription via Wrestling News’ Paul Davis). “When your wife starts getting big, so do you. You eat right with her because you don’t want to make her feel bad so you just gobble it up right beside her, whatever she wants to eat, we’ll eat together. Listen, Sami has probably been rubbing her feet because when you’re pregnant…he hasn’t been doing nothing but rubbing feet and eating!”
Despite Styles answering in character, we now know the real reason as to why Zayn was missing for so long. While Zayn’s been gone, the Intercontinental Championship has changed hands, and now he’ll be looking to solidify his return and defeat both Styles and Jeff Hardy at Clash of Champions this weekend.