The NWA Release Statement On Jim Cornette's Controversial Remarks, Say He Will Still Call Powerrr

The NWA has released a statement regarding Jim Cornette and his recent controversial remarks on Twitter regarding suicide.

In 2019, Jim Cornette is often regarded as a source of controversy and recently on Twitter, he made some off-color remarks about suicide on Twitter, that picked up a heavy negative response:

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The National Wrestling Alliance, through Vice President Dave Lagana, released the following statement regarding Cornette:


Over the last few days, a situation was brought to our attention in regard to comments made by Jim Cornette that have been taken as making light on the subject of suicide.

We’ve addressed the situation internally with Mr. Cornette and made it clear that any comments in regards to this subject, joking or serious, are not endorsed by Lightning One and the National Wrestling Alliance.

Mr. Cornette understands the seriousness of this situation and with that he will remain the color commentator for NWA Powerrr.

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention are very important to the NWA President Billy Corgan and myself. If you’re ever needing help or need to speak with someone: The National Suicide Prevention Life Line is 1-800-273-8255 or online at


David Lagana

VP / Lightning One & National Wrestling Alliance.

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