A rather interesting development has taken place with Darren Young. He aired some dirty laundry from an incident with a Total Divas cameraman, who also happens to be gay as well. The guy tried to flirt with Young through social media by sending him a shirtless photo. Young stated that it was very unprofessional to do that, especially since the guy knew that Young was involved in a relationship already.
August 24, 2015
When he first made the announcement to the world that he was gay, many had predicted that WWE would capitalize on that by doing something with the Darren Young character. Through social media, he informed the fans that he was more than willing to have the character turn gay if there was a good and tasteful story line provided to him. He will not do it just for the sake of doing it.
August 18, 2015
Back before he left WWE, CM Punk was praised by the internet wrestling community for being the guy backstage that provided the voice for the lower card performers. Darren Young confirmed that status during a recent interview. Young stated that when he first came out, Punk hugged him in front of everyone in catering and told him how proud he was. The former world heavyweight champion also told Young that he had his back against critics.
May 31, 2015
The feeling right now is that Darren Young feels especially confident about his job security with WWE. That is said to be the reason why he is more than ever willing to speak out when the company does something that might not necessarily have gays and lesbians in mind. In addition to knowing that the company is hesitant to fire him over such actions, Young also knows that it is increasing his value with the homosexual community.
March 3, 2015
Another controversy could be looming between Darren Young and WWE. He refuses to fall in line with the company in supporting Floyd Mayweather for his huge upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao. Young stated that he is supporting Pacquiao because Mayweather does not support in homosexuality, which is something that has been said throughout the years about the boxer. Young recently lashed out publicly against the company over social media.
February 23, 2015
While a lot of fans are siding with Darren Young and being upset with WWE for continuing to do shows in Abu Dhabi, a country that does not accept homosexuality, the company still intends on going there frequently. Their live events only drew around 4500 fans each night, but since the country is very wealthy, they were able to charge extremely high prices for the tickets. Plus, the local government is very generous with the company.
February 20, 2015
If you watched Monday Night Raw this week, you would already know that Darren Young reformed his Prime Time Player team with Titus O'Neil. It is being said that WWE is giving him a push because they want to show the outside world that they are supportive of gays and lesbians. Young had already been working live events for the last two months, but they never used him on television until he publicly criticized the company last week.
February 18, 2015