Fans Respond To Paige's Claim That "WWE Never Held Women Back"

Yesterday, Feb. 18, Fightful ran an article on Paige with quotes from her interview with Gulf News. In the interview, Paige stated, "It was never WWE holding the women back. It was the fans not taking them seriously."

Fightful's article caught the attention of many fans online, with one fan tagging Paige to alert her to the article and headline. Paige offered up the following responses to defend her position.

While some appreciated Paige clarifying her comments, others weren't easily impressed. Twitter user @bvmbshelled posted a thread highlighting the struggles of WWE Divas before the Evolution began. Some examples are below.

The thread currently has over 2,000 retweets and nearly 5,000 likes.

Paige did not offer a reply to the thread.

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