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Dave Meltzer Receives Major Backlash From Wrestling Stars Due To His Comments Regarding SmackDown Live Star’s Looks

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During a recent edition of the Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer talked about SmackDown Live Star Peyton Royce’s looks.

You can read his conversation with Bryan Alvarez below:

“Meltzer: I thought they had a cool act in NXT and on the main roster I don’t get a thing out of them. I don’t think their promos are particularly good, their wrestling isn’t good. I think they even like… I think Peyton Royce’s transformation to look more attractive… I don’t know, I don’t want to say. But I don’t think that…

Alvarez: That they were more attractive in NXT?

Meltzer: I thought so, yes. To me, yes. I would say so. But that’s neither here nor there.

Alvarez: No one’s saying she’s unattractive, by the way, everybody.

Meltzer: I know, no s***. Yeah, I didn’t say it at all. But she doesn’t stand out to me… when she was in NXT she did… she was a lot lighter.”

A fan recorded this conversation and sent it to Peyton on Twitter:

Below is what Peyton had to say about Meltzer’s comments:

Meltzer then issued an apology to Peyton:

However, it was too late as Meltzer received major backlash from WWE stars regarding his comments:

        
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