WWE Wrestler Darren Young Reveals He's Gay!
Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:11 PM
“Absolutely. Look at me. I’m a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I’ll tell you right now, I’m gay. And I’m happy. I’m very happy.”
At this time, Young is the first openly gay wrestler in WWE.
Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:12 PM
On Young’s Announcement: “Oh wonderful,” Cena said … “I know Darren personally. Darren’s a great guy. That’s a very bold move for him. And congratulations for him for actually finally doing it.”
On What WWE May Think About The Announcement: “For us, it’s entertainment … and if you’re entertaining you shouldn’t be judged by race, creed, color or sexuality … as long as you’re entertaining.”
Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:13 PM
Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:14 PM
“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan: Super proud of @DarrenYoungWWE for being the first openly gay WWE Superstar that isn’t Goldust.
Joey Styles: http://WWE.com : @WWE releases statement in support of @DarrenYoungWWE http://www.wwe.com/i...on-darren-young …
“Brutal Bob Evans: What was most impressive is that @DarrenYoungWWE didn’t act like it was “a thing” in WWE. We shouldn’t either. #progress #NoH8
Triple H: Congratulations, @DarrenYoungWWE for living YOUR life, YOUR way. #proud
Marty DeRosa: Hats off to @DarrenYoungWWE for coming out.
Shane “Hurricane” Helms: Good job @DarrenYoungWWE Respect!! Somewhere my friend Kanyon is smiling down.
Jim Ross:“@StephMcMahon: Congratulations to @DarrenYoungWWE for being the first openly gay WWE Superstar! I second that. #NonIssue
Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:16 PM
Titus O’Neil: “I’m VERY PROUD of @DarrenYoungWWE He’s been like Family 2Me&My Kids And that won’t Change! #ImInFullSupportOfDarren”
Rosa Mendes: “@DarrenYoungWWE I’m so proud of you!! See you this week!!”
Matt Morgan: ENORMOUS courage out of @DarrenYoungWWE today! U should be very proud of urself Darren! #WhatAGreatExampleForOthers
Chavo Guerrero: Huge support for @DarrenYoungWWE !! Great guy & great wrestler! Kudos for @JohnCena supporting comments too
Joey Ryan: Let us hope we can all spend at least one day of our lives as courageous as @DarrenYoungWWE is today.
Kenny King: @JoeyRyanOnline @darrenyoungwwe Amen joe. Big props to Darren
Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:59 AM
Posted 17 August 2013 - 11:55 AM
By the tweets alone you know this is going to get milked for good publicity and storyline incorporation is a given.
Posted 17 August 2013 - 12:39 PM
Kind of like how they tried to turn Billy Gunn gay?
Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:03 PM
Posted 18 August 2013 - 12:06 AM
I suspect the WWE is savvy enough to just not really bring it up as far as storylines and such go. The best way to come out looking good for WWE is exactly what was mentioned in one of those tweets above: Simply don't make it a "thing."
Posted 18 August 2013 - 06:07 AM
Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:59 AM
Before he came out I thought he might since they really haven't really done anything with him and the fact that Titus O Neill having the "it" factor more than him but now I think he's safe at least until the next time Linda McMahon runs in an election.
Posted 18 August 2013 - 12:28 PM