From the Bible of Pro Wrestling, Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Weekly, comes the following:
–Jay Briscoe got himself into trouble, deleting his entire Twitter account over what he tweeted Wednesday:“The Delaware Senate passed a bill yesterday that allows same sex couples to get married. If that makes you happy, then congratulations!!!”
“..try and teach my kids that there’s nothing wrong with that and I’ll fucking shoot you.”About 12 hours later, after realizing that was probably not the right thing to say, he wrote:“I feel very strongly about who should teach kids about certain things but I showed poor judgment by using that analogy and I’m sorry.”
A few hours after that, he deleted his entire account. ROH released this statement: “Ring of Honor Wrestling respects and appreciates every fan regardless of age, gender, race, religion or sexual preference. The recent post by Jay Briscoe does not represent the views or opinions of Ring of Honor Wrestling, its owners, management or employees.” ROH has said Briscoe will both make a public apology for his remarks on Saturday’s house show in Belle Vernon, PA, and he has agreed to donate his pay for the next two weekend to the Partners Against Hate charitable organization.
Ring Of Honor is one of the better, and better-known, upper-level independent operations, and they’ve sent several wrestlers to WWE, including CM Punk and Bryan Danielson, aka Daniel Bryan, who is one of the best workers in the world, although the WWE style limits him. Briscoe has been part of one of the best tag teams in the country, and is currently involved in a brother vs. brother/partner vs. partner feud:
And you thought that this El Somnambulo thing was just an empty gimmick…but he covers it all. Including the ‘marriage’ between pro rasslin’ and marriage equality