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Former WWE Wrestler Accepts Sexually Harassing A Girl

Jack Gallagher

• Former WWE Wrestler Accepts Sexually Harassing A Girl

Former WWE 205 Live wrestler Jack Gallagher was released by WWE back in June after being accused of rape during the #SpeakingOut movement in June.

After staying silent for about 4 months, Gallagher released the following statement about the allegations against him on Twitter.

“Following an allegation made in June 2020 as part of the #SpeakingOut movement, I was released from my contract with the WWE.

I didn’t release a statement then because it didn’t feel the right thing to do at the time. I have now taken the time to process what has happened and would like to respond.

In 2014 at a New Year’s Eve party, I met a young woman and my behaviour towards her was inappropriate. As this party was nearly six years ago and I had drunk quite a large amount of alcohol that night, unfortunately, I do not recollect what happened.

I wish to make it clear that drinking is not an excuse for my behaviour that night. I want to express my deepest regrets, and I am genuinely sorry for the upset that I have caused.

Following these allegations, I proactively contacted the Head of WWE Talent Relations to take responsibility for my actions, as I was aware that the woman who made the allegations and I had both attended the same New Year’s Eve party. I was then informed that this would be a breach of the company ethics policy, and this is what led to my release from my contract with the WWE.

This isolated incident is not reflective of my behaviour and attitude towards women. As a man, I know I can do better, and with the support of my wife, I have taken the time over the last few months to understand what I can do. But this is not about me, but about the women that come forward as part of the #SpeakingOut movement. I will continue to support women and this movement to the best of my ability.”

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• ON THIS DAY IN NWA HISTORY (October 4, 1986) – NWA World Wide Wrestling

On this day in 1986, Jim Crockett Promotions aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘Starrcade 1986’.

The card can be found below:

Interview – Rock n Roll Express

Interview – Tim Horner

Magnum T.A. vs. Pablo Crenshaw

Interview – Dusty Rhodes

The Midnight Express vs. Rocky Kernodle & Keith Patterson

Tully Blanchard promo

Jimmy Garvin vs. Gary Royal

Interview – Kansas Jayhawks

        
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