Dave Meltzer HEAT Over Peyton Royce Comments

Dave Meltzer HEAT Over Peyton Royce Comments

One of the main selling points of the ‘Women’s Evolution’ in WWE and pro-wrestling in general is that looks do not matter anymore, and it’s all about in-ring ability and skills. However, on a recent episode of his Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer seemed to have forgotten that.

This is due to the fact that he was talking about WWE SmackDown wrestler Peyton Royce, claiming that “she looked better in NXT” because “she was a lot lighter,” which has been considered body-shaming by the majority of the people on Twitter who heard it.

A Twitter user named Danny (@dajosc11) shared this particular moment in the podcast, and word spread fairly quickly, including to Peyton Royce herself, who responded:


Similar sentiments were echoed by other members of the WWE women’s division, such as Billie Kay. Even other employees of the company such as former WWE Champion Seth Rollins have given their thoughts on Meltzer’s comments.

Meltzer has since offered a couple of apologies on Twitter for what he had said:


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What do you make of what Meltzer’s comments? Do you think he really is sorry? Let us know on DiscordTwitter, or in the comments below.

5 years ago by Wrestle Talk


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