For those of you that missed this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown Live, there was an in-ring segment with Jinder Mahal and The Singh Brothers making fun of Shinsuke Nakamura. To some people, Mahal’s comments came off as racist.
Marissa Payne of the Washington Post is looking for feedback from fans that were at the show so it looks like there’s a story coming, which I doubt WWE was looking for.
If anyone was at last night's WWE #SmackDownLIVE in Oakland, please contact me for a story about racist promos. firstname.lastname@example.org
— Marissa Payne (@MarissaPayne) September 20, 2017
I understand that WWE is trying to get heat on Mahal and hopefully, this means that Nakamura will come out on top in the end but the promo (specifically the Mr. Miyagi comment) ruffled some feathers on social media.
I should note that while every other segment is up on their YouTube page, the Mahal promo has not been uploaded so clearly there were people in WWE that felt that the promo went too far. The promo also cannot be found on their other social media accounts.
What do you think? Did they go too far? Check out the promo below and judge for yourself.
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