After former Grapsody host Will Washington posted a Fanatics nWo shirt, Fightful heard several members of the actual group were frustrated.
We’ve heard that numerous New World Order members felt like that including the WWE logo underneath the NWO logo undermined the spirit of the shirt. WWE's merchandise is all handled through Fanatics, who were made aware of the frustration. We're told Kevin Nash was among them.
Another WWE superstar actually contacted Fightful after Washington posted the photo and said that a similar situation happened years ago with WWEShop. Specifically, there was a point of frustration with WWE including the “authentic wear” tag at the bottom of the shirt, and also insisting that many of the shirts have text on the back. The talent said they remember numerous wrestlers expressing discontent with that and believing that it negatively affected sales.
We're told that there was consideration made in removing the WWE logo from the shirt, but haven't heard an update.
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