Ric Flair won't be roasted on this weekend.
Yesterday, TMZ reported that Ric Flair would be unable to attend Starrcast II in Las Vegas this weekend following his scheduled surgery. Flair was originally scheduled for surgery last Friday and it was thought that he would be healthy enough to attend Starrcast II but due to "complications," the surgery was postponed until yesterday. The surgery was a success but Flair won't be able to travel from Atlanta to Las Vegas for the event.
Starrcast sent out the following email explaining the situation and saying refunds have been issued.
Unfortunately Ric Flair’s medical condition will not allow him to fly to Vegas this weekend. Of course that means his Meet & Greets are cancelled and we have begun the refund process with EventBrite. We expect all refunds to be submitted by the end of this week.
The Roast of Ric Flair will be postponed to a later date yet to be determined. As such we will also be refunding the Open Bar bracelets for the Roast that were purchased.
Ric also had Meet & Greets with the Horsemen. These will be refunded as well but we will have an alternative option available during that same time: put on a real Ric Flair robe, hold the original Big Gold Belt, and have your picture made with the Horsemen against what looks like the old WTBS set. To be clear, the current Meet & Greet with the Horsemen will be refunded. But this new experience will be made available for purchase tonight at 8PM Eastern and offered at a greatly reduced price from the original Horsemen Meet & Greet.
Steamboat will also have an option to get your photo with him against that same WTBS backdrop, with the Big Gold Belt, and you wearing a Ric Flair robe. Again the original Flair/Steamboat meet and greet will be refunded. But this new experience will also be available for purchase tonight at 8PM Eastern.
Of course there is no replacing the Nature Boy but we believe these are truly unique experiences we hope you will enjoy.
We can’t thank you enough for your continued support!