WWE Responds To Reported Dissent Amongst Talent Roster Over Crown Jewel

WWE Responds To Reported Dissent Amongst Talent Roster Over Crown Jewel

WWE Responds To Reported Dissent Amongst Talent Roster Over Crown Jewel

The WWE has been expanding into Saudi Arabia, hosting a major event earlier this year which was marked by controversy over showing women wrestlers during a promotional segment.

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was previously general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel, and has been a very high-profile critic of country's Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman and King, Salman of Saudi Arabia.

Khashoggi, an outspoken critic of the regime, hasn't been seen since entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

That's right, despite all the speculation as to whether WWE would cancel the Crown Jewel event, two more World Cup qualifying matches are set to take place on Raw, which points to the show carrying on as normal.

BBC News report that a Turkish security source has video and audio proving Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate. The company released a statement on Thursday saying they are "monitoring the situation", but no additional word has been put out at this time.

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While the mainstream media has been harsh on WWE for their choice, a gang of US Senators have all expressed that Vince McMahon and Co. should reconsider their relationship with the Saudis.

Yesterday it was revealed several WWE Superstars had spoken to Sports Illustrated to tell of their concerns regarding the Crown Jewel event.

WWE's relationship with Saudi Arabia was skewered in a segment on "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday.

On top of that, WWE is teasing that The Brothers Of Destruction may appear to respond to DX's challenge for a tag team match at Crown Jewel and the website is pushing the continuation of Bobby Lashley's aggressive side.

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