Tony Khan Says He Can't Comment On 'Terrible' WWE Allegations, Discusses Safety At AEW

Tony Khan discusses safety measures at AEW.

Former WWE employee Janel Grant filed a lawsuit against WWE and Vince McMahon on January 25, alleging sexual assault, emotional abuse, and sex trafficking. The lawsuit alleges that McMahon used his power and status over Grant, forcing her into uncomfortable acts and situations.

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Safety in wrestling, in particular women's safety, has been a longstanding issue in a sport where women were infamously sexualized and degraded on national television.

Speaking to Amy Kaplan of Fansided, AEW President Tony Khan was asked what safety measures AEW has taken to help protect women in light of the allegations against WWE.

"I can't comment on the terrible allegations against WWE right now. That's something people are paying a lot of attention to right now, with good reason. For us, first and foremost, trying to create a safe locker room environment for everybody, women and men, and we have a really good bond. I think we have a great locker room, and everyone knows there is a support system there. There are a lot of channels, and I think everybody feels very good about having a safe place and a safe workspace and there are people you can talk to. There are people in the office, but even on the wrestling side. For us, I think that's the most important thing in any office of any workplace, is just having a lot of people that will listen and will want to make the company a safe and good place to work," he said.

Khan has previously said that AEW is the safest wrestling company.

Vince McMahon has denied the allegations against him and has said that he will defend himself. He is under federal investigation over the allegations.

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