WWE NXT star Amari Miller got a lot of backlash from fans following comments she made about Sasha Banks.
It all started when Miller took to Twitter to praise AEW’s Athena, formerly known as Ember Moon, and noted her next career goal is to become the NXT Women's Champion.
She posted the following: “Shoutout to Ember Moon being the first and only African American @WWENXT Womens Champion...NXT goal! Let’s make it 2!!”
Fans quickly reminded Miller that Banks was actually the first African American NXT Women’s Champion. Amari responded with: “No thanks:) Sasha is German and black I said African American:).”
This didn’t go over well with fans and led to her posting a photo of Banks' Wikipedia page noting that she is of German descent and African American.
She wrote: “For everyone on Twitter Fully Black NXT champion(Ember Moon). Im aware what I posted. Sasha is great and legendary for sure let’s never forget!”
Miller then deleted her Twitter account but returned to the special media platform today and issued the following statement:
“I didn’t mean bad intentions with what I had said but I do want to apologize. I meant something super well and it came across horribly. I want to sincerely apologize to everyone.
I also have to understand that posting on a social media platform can sound one way to me,as I’m typing and can come across totally different but that’s lessons learned for sure. People make mistakes and people grow and that is exactly what this experience was for me.”