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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:
Is this normal stuff for a journalist to be talking about? Ever?
“She was more attractive in NXT” “She was a lot lighter.” pic.twitter.com/URfefHaFDu
— Danny (@dajosc11) August 9, 2018
Below is what Peyton had to say about Meltzer’s comments:
So what would you have me do Dave… starve myself? ??? This is how nightmares for young women start. The females in your life must be proud. https://t.co/8MNpZNsR7m
— Peyton Royce (@PeytonRoyceWWE) August 15, 2018
Meltzer then issued an apology to Peyton:
I'd like to apologize to you. You are an exceedingly attractive woman. I do realize the lengths and pressures on women in the entertainment world to maintain unnatural looks at times and am glad you pointed this out. https://t.co/qkgOrpVQOX
— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) August 15, 2018
However, it was too late as Meltzer received major backlash from WWE stars regarding his comments:
What a true piece of sweltering hot garbage. You’re an angel too good for this earth. He’d be lucky if you gave him the time of day. Which you would, because you’re also a great person. Love ya girl. Let’s set better examples
— Renee Young (@ReneeYoungWWE) August 15, 2018
@PeytonRoyceWWE order a pizza, I’m coming over ?
Don’t forget the cinnamon bites too
— Billie Kay (@BillieKayWWE) August 15, 2018
I’m sorry. But this makes me sick. https://t.co/2khtHFgH1A
— Beth Copeland (@TheBethPhoenix) August 15, 2018
@PeytonRoyceWWE you are smart, beautiful, funny, caring, talented and so much more….. ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ love you woman
— Charlotte Flair (@MsCharlotteWWE) August 15, 2018
— Ember Moon (@WWEEmberMoon) August 15, 2018
If I may offer you some advice, FUCK THEM!!! The worthless critics who contribute nothing to our industry are given too much power by acknowledging them. SHINE ON YOU CRAZY DIAMOND!
— MVP (@The305MVP) August 15, 2018
There’s a way to genuinely apologize to someone and then there’s a way to pass the buck trying to redirect blame because you got called out. Own up to your words. YOU’RE the one who said them.
— Prince Pretty (@MmmGorgeous) August 15, 2018
You’re extremely talented and beautiful inside and out!! We all know it! ❤️
— TENILLE DASHWOOD (@TenilleDashwood) August 15, 2018
-6 stars, Dave.
— Seth Rollins (@WWERollins) August 15, 2018