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Titus O’Neil, WWE Issue Statement Over Recent Suspension & Racism Claims

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The WWE has taken lots of backlash over the suspension of Titus O’Neil. Even The New York Post addressed the issue, which resulted in WWE issuing a statement. WWE’s statement read, “The suspension of Titus O’Neil had nothing to do with race and everything to do with unprofessional conduct.”

O’Neil was suspended originally for 90 days, but it was reduced to 60 days. It stems from Vince McMahon feeling O’Neil acted unprofessional during the closing angle of Daniel Bryan’s retirement speech. O’Neil would grab McMahon’s arm as the entire roster gave Bryan a standing ovation after RAW went off the air.

While many think WWE went too far, O’Neil is accepting the blame. He sent the following text after the suspension was confirmed.

“I feel like s— now so if you have to let me go, I understand. Stupid mistake.”

The suspension means O’Neil will miss WrestleMania 32.

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  • jcice13

    I still don’t get it. everything I’ve read was that he grabbed Vince’s arm? what were his intentions? how did he grab it? what did he do? did he hurt it? why doesn’t anyone give this info out? instead of reposting the same drivel why not use some investigating and see what really happened? am I missing something? was it posted and I didn’t see it?

    • Fred Rogers

      It has been posted on numerous sites, this one included.

    • http://NUNAYSHON.com Hawk HENRY #NewNation ??

      He was goofing around with Vince after Vince and Bryan hugged so Titus was probably like Vince you old softy type of thing

      • jcice13

        and that warrants a suspension????? there has to be something more to it than that

        • http://NUNAYSHON.com Hawk HENRY #NewNation ??

          LOL #GoodOlVnnyMac #TheOverSeller #OverReactVinnyMac

          • jcice13

            all I can think is that common sense in today’s legal climate a boss can’t suspend someone for something this trivial right? so there must be more to it

          • http://NUNAYSHON.com Hawk HENRY #NewNation ??
          • jcice13

            again, there’s nothing there that warrants a 90 day suspension or any for that matter so there must be something else to it, what that is? I couldn’t tell you but 90? then to 60??? that’s way crazy high

          • http://NUNAYSHON.com Hawk HENRY #NewNation ??

            Lol u gotta get over the fact that Vince McMahon over reacts if there was more to it you know somebody would have found out about it

    • siddus

      It’s been reported elsewhere that Titus was joking about “ladies first” as they started heading to the back, referring to Stephanie

      • MikeLo #NewNation

        Lol

      • jcice13

        and that warrants a suspension??? come on there has to be something more to it

        • ‘Drowen Hart #NewNation ??

          According to a report, apparently Vince feels like that the locker room is fooling around too much as of late, so when Titus pulled Vince’s arm, I guess that was the final straw and that Titus’ suspension was a message to the locker room. But I don’t think it warrants a suspension.

          • Joseph Lisnow

            way overblown. i think he’ll be back by wrestlemania.

          • jcice13

            so you think that Vince will change his mind and look like a fool because he’ll admit he was a fool???? are we talking about the same Vince McMahon? and you really think that he’ll let him back early after he lowered it already from 90 to 60 days???

    • Mike

      Watch the segment. I just re watched it. It was inappropriate, and really stupid, he forcefully pulled Vince back on air during Bryan’s farewell. Look I understand it was meant playfully. But it was over the top, and just a stupid mistake. Did it warrant a suspension. I don’t know.

  • Buss da 6’1

    It’s racist after all the promotional stuff he’s done a warning wasn’t warranted just saying

    • Mike

      It has nothing to do with race. Titus was an idiot to do that to Vince in air during such an emotional time. I saw it, it was forceful. You really think if fandango or Adam rose do that, they don’t get the same punishment.

      • Buss da 6’1

        Yeah midcarders if you believe his suspension is just his daughter shouldn’t be married to that guy remembe he disrespect him

        • Mike

          I honestly don’t understand what you just said my friend.

          • Buss da 6’1

            Triple H disrespected his brand

          • Mike

            How so?

          • jcice13

            good question

          • Buss da 6’1

            Titus isn’t the biggest star but I’m 99% sure this could’ve been handled backstage Vincent ego is overwhelming Titus won dad of the year and wwe juiced it this is gonna be a bigger deal mark my words

          • Mike

            Oh yeah Titus is a great guy. No doubt, he is a good father a great charity man. He won’t be fired. What he did was
            Stupid and he obviously annoyed Vince. It was unprofessional and foolish. Vince decided to suspend
            Him. Fine, serve it and hopefully he can come back and progress
            More.

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