Stallion Rogers, formerly Curt Stallion in NXT, was hitting the indie wrestling scene hard after his NXT release. Then he hit a big roadblock when old comments he said on a podcast came to light. Those transphobic comments were shared around and Rogers started losing out on opportunities. Now he is addressing the situation.
Rogers released a video statement on the past remarks he made on a podcast. He admitted that they were stupid and seemed incredibly sincere in his apology.
It’s been brought to my attention that at some time in the past I said some really stupid transphobic sh*t on a podcast that I should have never said. I’ve taken a few days to address the issue at hand, because I really needed to step back and reflect on myself, because this wasn’t just gonna be a PR stunt to save my career, or whatever because that’s not what this is about, nor has it ever been.
I am disgusted by the way I’ve made people feel with the things that I’ve said. I don’t wanna be that guy, nor do I ever wanna be that guy. So, with that said I sincerely apologize to anyone was hurt by the things I’ve said.
Rogers also said that he will donate a percentage of his earnings from every indie show for the remainder of 2021 to the National Center of Trans Equality. He also hopes to learn from this experience and grow from it.
This was a very short video message, but he made his point very well. You can check it out below.
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