IWTV has announced that they will no longer be affiliated with Synergy Pro Wrestling. Their announcement comes after the owner of the promotion, Colin West (real name Patrick Shea) was outed as a convicted child molestor. According to New Jersey State records, he was arrested for aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact in 1999. The records state that he was convicted of sexually assaulting three makle acquaintances between the age of 6 and 10 and in a separate case, he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12 year old male.
We're all sitting here vague tweeting and no one is just ripping off the band aid.
I am devastated. Everything I've ever done with Dropkick is tarnished because his voice is all over it. I want to burn my own charity down.
But someone has to be the one.
— Queen of the Dinosaurs 🦖 (@TerraCalaway) March 5, 2021
Effective immediately IWTV will no longer be affiliated with Synergy Pro Wrestling.
— IWTV (@indiewrestling) March 5, 2021
Several wrestlers and associates have expressed their disgust at the situation because they had no idea about his past. Many wrestlers have tweeted to say that they will no longer be affiliated with Synergy Pro Wrestling.
As of this writing, the Synergy Pro Wrestling Twitter account appears to be deactivated.
Words can’t explain how betrayed myself and everyone else feels about the situation. I will no longer be working for synergy wrestling or have any affiliation with colin west and I am so disgusted that he got away with it for that long
— WARHORSE (@JPWARHORSE) March 5, 2021
Due to the unfortunate news today, the No Holds Barred Network will no longer be affiliated with anything with Synergy Pro Wrestling. All Podcast episodes will be pulled from the network.
— No Holds Barred Network (@NHBNetwork) March 5, 2021
I'm just as shocked as everyone. Collin West/Patrick Shea. Synergy Wrestling. We will no longer have anything to do with any of them. Plus, it might cost us business but full background checks will be conducted on anyone renting our building for events starting now.
— Danny Cage aka Dan McDonald (@TheDannyCage) March 5, 2021
I've sat on this for a while, trying to hold back tears at work, but this one hurts.
I trusted Colin West. But now I feel disgusted and embarrassed that I ever worked with him.
Effective immediately I'm cutting all ties with Colin West and Synergy Pro Wrestling.
— DADDY OF THE DISTRICT 👑 (@Jordan_Blade92) March 5, 2021
In light of the disgusting behavior of Patrick Shea, Rohit and myself will not be working for Synergy Wrestling April 10th or any of their future dates.
A lot of people are hurting from the news. Our hearts go out to you. Let’s continue to make this business better.
— Karam (@karampro_) March 5, 2021
Effective Immediately I am no longer associated with Synergy Pro Wrestling. pic.twitter.com/UfJfggP02M
— ੈ✩*Gabby Ortiz* ੈ✩ (@Gabbity) March 5, 2021
It would appear that Synergy Pro Wrestling has deactivated their account. Good riddance. 👋 pic.twitter.com/cBtGmJkIM3
— Joshua 🌈⃤Williamson (@StriveIndigo) March 5, 2021