Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

When Randy Orton loudly chastised Kofi Kingston at the conclusion of the triple threat match on RAW last week, it was clear that "The Viper" was doing more than simply portraying a character–he was legitimately upset with Kingston.

And, based on how everything lined up, it was pretty obvious that Kingston messed up the timing of the the finish, forcing Orton to rush the delivery of his RKO manuever.

According to sources, while some might have considered Orton's reaction–bringing attention to the error on live television–to be unprofessional, the feeling backstage is that Orton is respected and tenured enough for the action not to warrant any second guessing. In fact, the word going around is that no one backstage was even talking about the incident that night.

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