Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Praises Cody Rhodes For AEW Diversity Comments

AEW catches the attention of Congresswoman for NY-14 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

During last night's AEW Double or Nothing media scrum, Cody Rhodes commented on diversity in All Elite Wrestling. 

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“Well, I’m in an interracial marriage and I’ve learned a lot that I would’ve never known. One time I told Brandi, I said ‘I don’t see color’ and she said ‘well you don’t see my experience.’ And I thought ‘oh, you’re right, I can’t just say that.’ You need to be able to see that experience and at least understand it. The old territory system of ‘just one,’ and a lot of folks may remember that, that’s gone. That’s out, the best wrestlers are gonna field the game and that’s a very diverse profile and I’m really proud of it.”

Cody's comments caught the attention of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Cody and AEW have been open about being an all-inclusive promotion, not only for wrestlers but for fans at well. Earlier this year, they issued a statement encouraging fans of all races, religions, and sexual orientations to come together. You can view their statement by clicking here.

 

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