Gay WWE star rips UAE tour stop; company won't send him to show

BY foxsports • February 10, 2015

WWE superstar Darren Young, who last summer became the first active professional wrestler to acknowledge he is gay, tweeted his displeasure Tuesday with WWE's upcoming tour stop in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates -- where homosexuality is a crime. Young, whose real name is Fred Rosser, began his rant with this since-deleted tweet:

These followed:

While it was not immediately known if Young was referring to WWE with his references to his liberties being taken away, later in the evening the company issued this statement, according to SB Nation:

But the response from the Twitterverse was immediate, and very supportive of Young:


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