first_imgFacebook September 23, 2017 at 7:16 pm Nope,African American. Any creative idea that is new and up and coming would be okay with me, especially when it comes to the WWE. September 22, 2017 at 8:00 am WWE issued a response on Thursday to an article posted by The Washington Post on Wednesday about what they perceived as “racist promos” by WWE Champion Jinder Mahal to Shinsuke Nakamura during the 9/19 episode of Smackdown Live in Oakland.“Just like many other TV shows or movies, WWE creates programming with fictional personalities that incorporates real world issues and sensitive subjects. As a producer of such TV shows, WWE Corporate is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.”The Post asked fans who attended Smackdown Live in Oakland to send in e-mails to give a reaction to the promo conducted by Mahal as during the promo segment on Tuesday, the Oakland crowd chanted “THAT’S TOO FAR” after Mahal compared Nakamura to “Mr. Miyagi” from the Karate Kid movie franchise.If anyone was at last night’s WWE #SmackDownLIVE in Oakland, please contact me for a story about racist promos. [email protected]— Marissa Payne (@MarissaPayne) September 20, 2017As of Thursday morning, WWE has yet to post a video clip of Mahal’s promo onto their YouTube channel or even on WWE.com.Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipSeth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate OccasionsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -0:26 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Now Playing Up Next Victor Fiori Cesaro What I found funny is the crowd response to this (with the “that’s too far” chant) and compare that to the crowd response from the lynching of The Undertaker. Seemed like that chant should of happened then instead of now. I’m interested to see how they progress with Jinder and if they’ll drop the belt at HIAC. Now Playing Up Next Comments are closed. The Joker has a question for you Vince.What happened, did your grapefruit’s drop-off? September 22, 2017 at 3:11 am It is because Vince’s wife is in the Trump administration… and the Washington Post is not a fan of the current administration.. so they seek out a fictional program to find things to write about…. I guess reporting real news is too much like work!!!! September 22, 2017 at 8:11 am September 21, 2017 at 10:37 am Ronda Rousey On WWE: I Love This Job, But I Dont Need It Glenn Beck isn’t a race of people. Impact announces tickets remain for this weekend’s End of Summer Tour in California Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cameron Huff Google+ Videos Articles TheCyberZon Videos Articles Vince’s unedited response: “Whaddya mean racist? I love those japs!”I don’t think it’d have been a problem if it was actually funny. This is what I was worried about when Nakamura came to the main roster. September 22, 2017 at 1:51 am Videos Articles Jinder Mahal undergoes surgery on a ruptured patella tendon, posts update on recovery Now Playing Up Next September 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm Roman Reigns is in Remission JalajJoshi Sick of people getting butt-hurt over every little thing. What happened to cause this? It sucks. PC sucks!! If you don’t like it….Tough! September 24, 2017 at 12:50 amcenter_img September 22, 2017 at 11:28 pm “It was acceptable in the 80’s so it’s acceptable now” – yeeehaw! Outdated Japanese stereotypes is a real world issue in 2017? Twitter Randy Centorani Levon Hughey September 21, 2017 at 6:48 pm Pinterest Levon Hughey Cameron Huff September 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm Moonsaves J™ September 21, 2017 at 11:02 am If that promo was anything it was BORING September 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm Yet they mocked Glenn Beck when Zeb Colter debuted. WWE’s been known for doing stuff that’s edgy,but when someone calls them out for it they either edit the video or don’t even upload it. If they’re going to let a bunch of snowflakes peer pressure them into removing something or they’re that concern with what people thinks of them then they should’ve did it to begin with. I wasn’t even offended with the promo. Impact offers Military Personnel free entry to this weekend’s California events September 22, 2017 at 5:06 am Fair enough. So is new and upcoming japanese stereotyping okay with you? NJ Louch Is WWE Losing Its Audience? WWE Rescheduling San Jose NXT Jason Blasen September 22, 2017 at 12:09 am WhatsApp Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Colby Are you of Japanese origin? Levon Hughey Gary Stephenson Looks like this is a potential nominee for Wrestling Observer’s “Most disgusting Promotional Tactic” of the year. September 21, 2017 at 4:10 pm September 23, 2017 at 12:43 pm unknown Seth Rollins Now Playing Up Next 18 COMMENTS September 22, 2017 at 3:25 amlast_img

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