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Roman Reigns and AEW referenced on HBO Max's 'Hacks'



Someone who writes for HBO Max's "Hacks" is apparently a wrestling fan or knows enough to keep up with current storylines in WWE and AEW.

In one scene, Robin (played by Angela Elayne Gibbs) asks if she can DM her son Marcus' (played by Carl Clemons-Hopkins) ex-boyfriend if Roman Reigns ever goes to AEW.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

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"Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas stand-up comedy diva, needs to maintain relevance: the head of the casino where she performs wants to pare down her performance dates. Ava is a young comedy writer who is unable to find work due to an insensitive tweet. The two reluctantly team up to freshen up Deborah's material and learn to respect each other's differences."

The show has won several awards including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Directing, and for Smart, Outstanding Lead Actress. The first two seasons are streaming now on HBO Max.

Here is the clip of the Roman Reigns/AEW reference: