David Arquette took to social media to hit back at fans who are upset with his upcoming appearance at the NWA pop up event.
On Monday evening, the National Wrestling Alliance announced that Arquette will be part of their Jan. 5 New Years Clash event. The announcement was met with backlash from some fans who believe there are more deserving talent and that Arquette still gives wrestling a bad name due to his WCW World Title run in 2000.
Arquette shot back at critics, defending his hard work since making his comeback.
I love all the hate I’m getting here. It baffles me that these people can love wrestling just like I do but I’m a joke in their eyes. That’s why I’m doing what I’m doing. 8 months of training. Two surgeries, 3 broken ribs, traveling across the US, getting... https://t.co/lY9arwrEXS— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
Stiffed by promoters, helping shine a light on talent I believe in that aren’t getting recognized, doing little things I won’t mention to give back to both wrestling and individual wrestlers and I’m the asshole? Wrestling is for the people and by the people...— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
I may have grown up in Hollywood but I’m not some stuck up punk. I had and opportunity to be a part of WCW when I was in my 20’s to travel with some of my heroes in the ring and I took it. I’m done apologizing. Now I just want to kick some ass so any of you bitches have a...— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
Problem with me I’ll see you in Tennessee or wherever I’m wrestling and we can settle it like men.— David Arquette (@DavidArquette) December 18, 2018
It's unknown who Arquette will face at the event. He last wrestled at House of Hardcore on Dec. 8, teaming with RJ City to defeat Robert Strauss & Tyrus. Prior to that, he made headlines for his Deathmatch bout against Nick Gage at Joey Janela's LA Confidential.
NWA New Years Clash is the organizations first-ever pop up event. The event is scheduled to be headlined by Nick Aldis vs. James Storm for the NWA World Title.