Sonny Kiss Clarifies “Push LGBTQ+ Athletes Comments

Sonny Kiss recently spoke about wanting LGBTQ+ talent to get pushed more. After this, fans were under the impression that Sonny Kiss wanted people pushed strictly because they’re LGBTQ+.

Sonny Kiss has now taken to Busted Open Radio to clarify that the pushes should be based on merit.

I said something on another podcast, I said, ‘I think LGBTQ athletes should be pushed all year round,’ and I think it got twisted into me saying ‘people should be pushed because they are LGBTQ ‘ instead of based on their merit. There are a lot of people, workers in AEW, WWE, all over that are killing it. the Indies has a myriad of amazing LGBTQ workers. I’m saying we should be booked all year round because of we are talented and can go in the ring and we just happen to be LGBTQ and not being used just for the Pride month only.

– Sonny Kiss via Busted Open Radio

Host Dave LeGreca mentioned that he would like to see Sonny on TV more too, which Sonny agreed.

Yes, me too. I’ve been continuing to work really hard and get better in the ring and keep pushing. It’s wrestling, not everything is going to go your way. It’s your attitude and how you go about it. I’m grateful to Tony Khan for giving me an opportunity and allowing me to be who I am and not wanting to change me. There are other companies who said they didn’t know what to do with me and TK said, ‘Hold my beer.’ That’s a wonderful thing and I’m grateful for that.

– Sonny Kiss via Busted Open Radio

Sonny has not competed on AEW TV in a very long time. Recently, former AEW star Joey Janela called out AEW for this.

H/T Fightful

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