Former WWE writer claims that Cody Rhodes “is not over to the casual fan”

During an appearance on Busted Open Radio, former WWE writer Vince Russo commented on Cody Rhodes’ current run in WWE…

“Cody Rhodes is not over to the casual fan. He’s not. I have no interest in watching Raw. If there was a mega-star on that show, I would want to watch him. That’s what a casual fan is, bro. … If it’s good, I’m gonna watch it. If it’s bad, I’m gonna watch something else.”

“They’ve done nothing with this guy, outside of [having] him go out there every week and say, ‘Farmingville, New York, what do you want to talk about?’ Cody doesn’t write the show. They’ve done nothing with him.” (quotes courtesy of