WWE Hall Of Famer Lita was recently interviewed by Nick Hausman for WrestleZone Radio. She was on the show to promote “The UFO Sho” on ASYTV.com but the also talked wrestling. Hausman asked for her thoughts on WWE going to Saudi Arabia for the Greatest Royal Rumble and she did not hold back.
“So I understand that they are a business, a global business, and always looking to expand their global presence. However, I do feel it’s a direct conflict of interest with them maintaining any integrity or truth to the fact that they say that they would like to push forward women and their roles and their representation in the industry as anything remotely resembling an equal to a male.”
She continued, “Make the money, that’s fine, but don’t try to cover it up and be like, ‘Oh No, we are doing this because we would like to in the future be able to help progress their culture forward.’ No, you wanted money and that’s fine. You’re a business, businesses make money. That’s okay. From your perspective over there, I don’t own your business, so that’s ok. But, from a PR perspective, don’t try to be like ‘no no no, we’re doing it because we want to help progress that culture forward.’ No, it’s a direct conflict of interest, in my opinion.”
Listen to the interview by clicking on the player below. Skip to 21:50 for her comments on WWE’s business relationship with Saudi Arabia.
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