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
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
From the moment that he decided to go public about his sexuality, Darren Young has largely avoided controversy. That all changed this week. Through his social media account, Young stated that he was disappointed that WWE would do shows in the United Arab Emirates, a place that does not accept homosexuality. His comments were picked up rather quickly by fans and the media, with a lot of people being critical of the company.
February 11, 2015