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WWE issued a statement to PWTorch today regarding the comments WWE wrestler Lars Sullivan (real name Dylan Miley) made on a bodybuilding message board between 2007-2013 that were sexist, racist, homophobic, and also contained numerous other offensive posts.
WWE’s statement says that Sullivan has been fined 100,000 and will be forced to undergo sensitivity training. WWE’s entire statement can be seen below:
WWE supports a culture of inclusion regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, and we are committed to embracing all individuals as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.
Dylan Miley (aka Lars Sullivan) will be fined $100,000 and required to complete sensitivity training for offensive commentary uncovered from his past. WWE will also facilitate meetings for Dylan with community organizations to foster further discussion around the power of social media and the impact of your words.
You can read our original story, which includes Lars Sullivan’s statement on the matter through WWE, HERE