WWE isn’t above pulling a Superstar’s real-life issues into their television storylines for some good heat. This is what happened with Matt Riddle and King Corbin for Payback. Fans weren’t happy about it.
Prior to his match at Payback, King Corbin tweeted out: “Tonight, I prove that Matt Riddle is a failure in a WWE ring. By the way…he’s already proven that he’s a failure at home.” It’s unclear if this was done on his own or if it was a company directive.
That tweet was an obvious reference to the accusations about Riddle that ended him him being forced to admit infidelity. This was in reference to the #SpeakingOut allegation about Riddle. He later admitted to cheating on his wife in a video message.
Plenty of fans called attention to this off-color tweet. Later on, Riddle defeated King Corbin at Payback, but the tweet still lives on line for all to see. You can check out the tweet from Corbin and the reactions below.