WrestleCon Issues Statement On Rick Steiner/Gisele Shaw Incident


As we reported last night here on eWn, Impact Wrestling star Gisele Shaw took to Twitter to put out a statement regarding an incident that took place at the WrestleCon 2023 convention which involved Rick Steiner yelling at her with derogatory transphobic language.

Earlier today, the official Twitter account of WrestleCon seemed to confirm the incident and issued an apology to Shaw. They wrote,


“WrestleCon regrets the events that took place at yesterday’s convention and apologizes to Gisele Shaw. We aim to promote a safe and inclusive environment for all LGBTQAI+ members of the wrestling community. The issue has been addressed and we hope the remainder of the convention can be a positive experience for all.”

As of this writing, Rick Steiner has not commented on the incident. Shaw claims several other wrestling legends witnessed the incident and refused to get involved.

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