MANILA, Philippines—Singapore Pro Wrestling has released one of its talents who was accused of sexual harassment by Filipino wrestlers during his visit to the Philippines.
Philippine Wrestling Revolution’s Nina and Crystal spoke out on Twitter to narrate the alleged harassment by the Singaporean wrestler.
“To the women who’ve spoken out, we are deeply sorry for the hurt you have been through and we thank you for being brave and speaking out,” SWP said in a statement. “Please know that SWP stands with you. We have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that the women who spoke out were put in an uncomfortable situation.”
“SPW does not condone matters involving abuse, sexual grooming, and sexual assault. Any such behavior by members of SPW will be dealt with severely.”
Nina recounted an incident where the said Singaporean wrestler verbally told her that he would have sex with her after the Filipino talent described her tattoos.
“He then asks me about my tattoos, in which I told him I had four at that time and being in a crowded and noisy place, he misunderstood and reacted ‘wait you have a tattoo on your butt?!’ I said ‘no, I don’t have a tattoo on my butt,’” wrote Nina. “And he goes ‘Well either way, if you do have a tattoo on your butt, I’ll get to see it when we [expletive]’ and winked at me.”
— PWR (@pwrofficial) June 20, 2020
PWR also shared its support to its talents promising that it would be a better environment for its female wrestlers.
“We believe that pro wrestling would not be the dynamic industry it is today without all the talented women who gave so much of themselves to our sport. Please continue #SpeakingOut. We’re listening and we promise to be better,” said PWR.
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