The former two-time Knockouts Champion Velvet Sky explained her experience with WWE from 2006. Her response was a reply to Joey Ryan explaining his experience as an enhancement talent. This time period was prior to when she reached success with the Impact Wrestling promotion.
Ryan’s original tweet explains how he experienced negative reactions from WWE’s roster backstage. Former WWE wrestler Lance Storm responded to Ryan’s tweet in regards to the generalization.
Once Storm replied, Ryan did explain that he could only speak from his own experience. He continues to further clarify his intention behind his tweet. He speaks on topics that include changing in broom closets and also receiving backlash from sitting in catering, even though he was instructed to do so.
Sky enters the conversation by explaining her encounters. She says that having a broom closet to change
Sky addresses a fan by explaining that she was not and currently is not a threat. She was simply following her dream at the time and that Ryan is not incorrect with his tweet. Unfortunately, their experiences were quite common amongst the indie wrestlers who were trying to make a name for themselves. Ryan does respond to Storm with, “I’m just happy that the culture of fear is changing.”
The full report of this conversation can be viewed at Wrestling Inc.
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