WWE Star’s Name Banned From Being Said On TV

WWE Star’s Name Banned From Being Said On TV WWE

The name of a certain WWE star is reportedly banned from being mentioned on TV as he may be on his way out of the company.

As we covered during the show, there was a very noteworthy segment during NXT last night.

That segment featured the D’Angelo Family and the No Quarter Catch Crew, with the story being that the two groups struck a deal for the Family to “take care of” Drew Gulak “for the good of the industry”.

Gulak has been removed from the NQCC and has been off TV entirely ever since Ronda Rousey made accusations against him earlier this month, which you can read below.

Even though it was obvious he was being referred to, Gulak’s name wasn’t actually said during last night’s segment, and the reason for that is because there’s a rule against doing so.

During Fightful’s NXT post-show, Corey Brennan reported:

“There’s a directive right now not to mention Drew Gulak. That is something I can say with absolute certainty. They don’t want to bring attention to it.”

Despite not wanting to ‘bring attention to it’, they have given that storyline explanation for why we’re not seeing him and possibly won’t see him again.

Brennan also reported he was told Gulak “won’t be back for a while, if at all”.

On April 2, former WWE star Ronda Rousey appeared for an interview with NewsNation regarding alleged sexual misconduct and the culture surrounding it in WWE.

During the interview, Rousey said the following about Drew Gulak:

“I was standing there, and this guy who I was barely an acquaintance with grabs the string of my sweatpants as I’m walking by. Like, I wasn’t even looking at him. This guy grabs the string of my sweatpants, and nobody else reacts as if this is abnormal.

“He grabs it and he starts going down the hall and I’m just like, ‘What the f**k was that?’ Like, why are you grabbing the string of my sweatpants? If my husband was standing here next to me, would you feel comfortable walking up to me and grabbing the string of my sweatpants?

“But nobody around me acted as if it was abnormal. All the guys around me were just like, this is part of the day. And I’m like, if this guy is coming up to me and doing this kind of stuff to me when there’s other people around, what’s happening to these other girls when it’s not in a hallway or something like that? So that really put me on edge to like, not only is this behavior prevalent, but it’s so prevalent that people don’t even realize it’s a problem anymore.

“Drew Gulak, that’s who it was. I went and confronted him later and I was like, ‘If I ever hear about you putting your hands on any other woman like this or doing anything like this to me ever again, we’re gonna have a problem’.

“And he was like, ‘No no, I’m glad that you said something to me’. He just really like backpedaled and everything like that. But it just put a really sour taste in my mouth about the culture there and what’s considered acceptable, and how to touch and treat the women in the hallways, and anywhere.”

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Gulak responded by tweeting:

Backstage at a WWE event in 2022, I saw Ronda talking with a group in the hallway. I stopped to say hi and shake all their hands, and in an attempt to shake her hand, I accidentally touched her drawstring. Complete accident, and one that I had apologized to her for the mishap.

Bryan Alvarez of the Wrestling Observer then reported that there were people in WWE who expected Gulak to “be gone” from the company.

As of now, he is still listed on WWE’s website roster page, but we’ll keep you posted with any further updates.

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1 month ago by Liam Winnard


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