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Posted On December 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Releases New PSA Against Bullying Of Gays & Transgenders

- WWE released a new Public Service Announcement against bullying of gay and transgender youth. The PSA was posted on the official YouTube channel of GLAAD. You can view it embedded in the video below:Read More
WWE.com has pulled last week’s controversial Thanksgiving-themed slideshow article counting down the seven biggest “turkeys” to ever trot the squared circle. The page is now inaccessible. The list was heavily scrutinized by fans and former talent alike who felt it was hurtful as well as hypocritical. Former WWE performers Vito LoGrasso (a/k/a Vito) and Nick Cvjetkovich (a/k/a Kizarny) both took to social media outlets to respond to being labeled turkeys. Vito stated the following Friday on Facebook: “A lot of people are upset with the WWE today. They spoke ofRead More
A WWE spokesman noted to GLAAD in their response to CM Punk uttering an anti-gay slur during yesterday’s Raw live event in Australia that the wrestler is legitimately leaving the organization following the Money in the Bank pay-per-view event on July 18. OpposingViews.com printed the following in their article: “WWE officials also told GLAAD this morning that CM Punk’s contract will expire in a few weeks, he will not be immediately renewed, and he will no longer be with WWE as of July 18. A spokesperson told us “this departureRead More
CM Punk directed a homophobic slur to a fan during Monday’s Raw live event in Adelaide, Australia, TMZ reports. TMZ posted footage of Punk shouting at fans. Midway through the promo, Punk shouted to a fan, “You homo!” He continued, “I guess you’re right, that’s why I’m picking on you two jerks right now. You have a vagina. You have a vagina. Nice faux hawk, you homo! Yeah, I want you to come over the rail so I can twist you and turn you inside out.” TMZ notes that WWERead More

Posted On March 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Addresses Michael Cole’s Homophobic Tweet

Michael Cole directed a homophobic slur yesterday afternoon on his Twitter account to fellow WWE announcer Josh Mathews before deleting it a short while later. He then wrote on Twitter, “I apologize to any and all who were offended by my tweet toward young Josh Mathews. It was obviously not meant the way it was taken. “I was not ordered to apologize I said I am sorry because I am. Now can I get back to being a character again please?” TMZ.com drew attention to the Twitter post and WWE’sRead More
Michael Cole posted a homophobic slur this afternoon on his recently launched Twitter account as he called fellow WWE announcer Josh Mathews a ‘faggot’. The tweet was in response to Mathews writing “Chicago!”, the host city of this Monday’s Raw taping. The one word message was deleted approximately half an hour later and an apology was issued. “I apologize to any and all who were offended by my tweet toward young Josh Mathews,” Cole wrote. “It was obviously not meant the way it was taken.” He later added, “I wasRead More