Exclusive: AEW's Jeff Jarrett talks Dynamite reunion with wife Karen
Jeff Jarrett made his debut for AEW last November, immediately aligning himself with Jay Lethal, Satnam Singh and Sonjay Dutt.
But it wasn't until last week's Dynamite (May 17) that Jarrett's wife Karen finally joined him in AEW.
Speaking exclusively to Digital Spy ahead of Double or Nothing where he and Lethal will challenge FTR for the AEW Tag Team Championship, Jarrett described Karen's AEW debut as "the family getting back together".
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"Karen has known Jay for a long time, known Sonjay for a long time, so I kind of look at the reuniting as, the family getting back together," Jarrett said.
"Of course, she made a statement, she kind of spoiled Cash Wheeler's birthday, but she gave him something to put on ice, not champagne.
"It's special. Karen has a dynamic, for whatever reason, kind of like myself. Some people don't like us, definitely, but that's their problem, not ours. But it was, all kidding aside, as the group, as the unit, as the team getting together, it was special."
While Jarrett, Karen and Dutt have known each other for a long time, Satnam Singh, the 7'2" former basketball player, is a new addition to their dynamic.
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Jarrett — who has worked everywhere from WCW to WWE and Impact — has seen many giants in his time. But he believes Singh, whose Netflix documentary is titled One in a Billion, is special.
"The title of his Netflix special is obviously driven by him being drafted by the NBA, but that is such such a synopsis of the uniqueness of him," Jarrett said.
"Here's a boy from a village in Northern India who came to America 15 years ago — but he came to America candidly on his athletic ability. So it really is a one in a billion.
"You have a 7'2" professional athlete. His first sport was basketball. The agility that you have to have to play basketball is really second to none. So he has athletic ability."
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Jarrett continued: "He has the passion to learn, he's relocated to Atlanta, he's in a wrestling ring quite often. And in the environment that he's currently in, he gets to sit under the learning tree of Jay Lethal and Sonjay Dutt.
"I try to give him some words of wisdom. He's in such a good environment. I believe he has the most potential of any talent on the AEW roster just because there's so much upside.
"But you go down the list of giants and you probably start with Andre the Giant, but [Singh's] raw, undeveloped talent is a sight to behold, and he's just getting better and better and better."
Catch AEW Dynamite live every Thursday at 1am in the UK and Rampage every Saturday at 3am on FITE with an AEW Plus subscription. US customers can also watch Dynamite on TBS and Rampage on TNT, and in the UK, Dynamite repeats air on ITV4.
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