One of the more peculiar rumours that circulate wrestling is that AJ Styles believes the earth is flat.
He denied the rumour back in 2017 in an interview you can see below, but it seems that at least one person in WWE still believes the rumours.
Responding to a tweet from Wade Keller, who asked whether any of his followers were flat-earthers, Randy Orton replied:
— Randy Orton (@RandyOrton) August 18, 2019
Sick burn. We would urge any flat earth believers around the world to stop believing that.
Here are AJ’s thoughts on the matter, as per a 2017 interview with Sam Roberts.
“I am not a flat-earther, but there are some things that they say, [to which Styles responds] ‘huh, I never thought about it like that’. Here’s the thing, you don’t have to believe anything that’s told to you. Like you can always question anything.
“And although I’m not a flat-earther, there are some things that, like, make sense. But then again, satellites, the curvature of the Earth if you’re a sniper, you’ve got to take all that into account. I’m not a flat-earther, but they bring up some interesting points. It’s interesting and I think you should be able to question anything you want. And you don’t have to agree with everybody.
“I just find it interesting. I watch all the stuff about aliens. I’m a sci-fi guy. I just enjoy that stuff and conspiracy theories. That intrigues me, so there are just a number of things. I could have killed Daniel Bryan for saying that because now you get all this stuff. ‘God, shut up! Please don’t get that started because I’ll never hear the end of it.’ But it’s interesting. But I find a lot things interesting when it comes to science fiction or fact. I don’t know. Who can say? The only person that ever told me or told the world that other planets exist is NASA, but there’s a reason for all … they’re making a lot of money, a lot of money. They have a lot of money coming in. NASA is not an American thing. It’s a world thing. A lot of people don’t know that, so when you start asking questions, there are not a lot of answers sometimes.”