WWE superstar Matt Riddle Issues Statement Following Sexual Abuse Allegations

Published 06/20/2020, 4:41 AM EDT

WWE superstar Matt Riddle’s attorney released a statement regarding the sexual allegations against him by Candy Cartwright.

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Days before his big SmackDown debut Cartwright revealed the story of being sexually abused the then NXT fan favorite. The #Speakout hashtag gave her the courage to come open and tell her story.

Candy Cartwright took to Twitter to first reveal the story.

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The response from WWE

Adam Silverstein posted two Tweets, releasing statements by WWE on this situation. WWE said they would look into the matter seriously. The company also explained how the situation would be taken care of.

Matt Riddle’s Attorney responds

Riddle’s attorney released a statement. As reported by ringsidenews.com the attorney said these allegations are false and an attention-seeking stunt.

Riddle is a former MMA athlete. He made a name and became a favorite on NXT.

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Last night was a huge night in the career of Matt Riddle. He made his debut on Friday Night Smackdown. He defeated the Intercontinental champion AJ Styles in his first day on the blue brand.

WWE is a global brand known all over the world. The company has various policies like the wellness policy, privacy policy, substance abuse, and drug policy, and many more.

The company follows these policies strictly and expects the performers to do the same. Damage on the image of the superstars is also damage in the reputation of the WWE. If Riddle is proven guilty WWE is entitled to take action mentioned in the above tweet.

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