On the heels of Peacock eradicating controversial WWE content material from their service, WWE is doing the identical on the standalone model of the WWE Community. The standalone model will live on for followers outdoors of the US.
At WrestleMania VI, Roddy Piper was proven with half of his face and physique painted black for his match with Dangerous Information Brown. The pre-match interview and your entire match have been faraway from the WWE Community. It was up simply 24 hours in the past so it appears like WWE goes to reflect no matter Peacock deems to be inappropriate since they’re aiming to be a family-friendly streaming service.
Previous to his demise, Brown instructed RF Video that the blackface thought was not his thought. Brown mentioned that it was one thing dropped at him by administration and Vince McMahon thought it was an awesome thought.
Previous to his demise, Piper additionally did an interview in regards to the match and mentioned that he was eager about Nelson Mandela and Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colours” when he got here up with the thought to color himself black. Piper mentioned that Brown didn’t object to it. “I’m not a racist,” Piper mentioned.
Will probably be attention-grabbing to see how a lot will get faraway from the standalone WWE Community and the model on Peacock. On the standalone model, WWE has additionally eliminated the Survivor Collection 2005 phase the place Vince McMahon says the N-word. That phase has additionally been faraway from the Peacock model.
As you possibly can see within the tweet beneath, there’s quite a lot of content material from the Perspective Period that could possibly be disappearing quickly.
Even the 90s “Perspective Period”. I vividly keep in mind the Nation of Domination having a scripted race conflict with DX (Blackface was used). Additionally, Goldust got here to the ring in blackface one time. It was a blackface bonanza! pic.twitter.com/PKbWiB4tl8
— Jameer Pond💁🏿♂️ (@jameerpond) August 10, 2020