“Who is The Exalted One?” was a constant topic of discussion among the fans from November 2019 until Brodie Lee made his AEW debut as the character. There were several guys who the Internet Wrestling Community thought could be the Exalted one.
John Silver has revealed that the first person, that he came to know, who was going to be the Exalted one was, in fact, Matt Hardy. Silver revealed this when he joined Chris Van Vliet’s podcast.
John Silver said he did not came to hear about Marty Scrull as the Exalted one.
John Silver mentioned that Broken Matt as the Exalted One was problematic. The character would have to turn heel but it was too popular at that point. Silver added that Brodie Lee worked right into the character.
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