Shawn Michaels standing up for what he believes.
Fightful Select has heard plenty of stories about NXT In Your House weekend, and several about the current social climate. From Triple H's passionate post-show speech about inclusion, to things that perhaps didn't go as smoothly. On Monday, word had circulated about an argument, which was later referred to as a "discussion" between Shawn Michaels and another producer.
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According to wrestlers, Shawn Michaels was in a heated debate at NXT Takeover In Your House ahead of the show. From the details we were given, Michaels was discussing the current social climate with another producer, when said producer mentioned that everyone already gets treated the same. This didn't sit well with Michaels, we're told, who broke down systemic prejudice and inequality to the persona in a very heated discussion. Word of the argument only made its way back among multiple wrestlers the following day, and Michaels was said to be a "professional" and worked with the person even after the argument went down.
It should be worth noting that since the original article was published, there was one person in the company that stated it was more of a discussion than an argument. One NXT wrestler said the other producer was overheard noting that Michaels "got hot" at him.
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