In a statement issued to Forbes, WWE confirmed that Lars
Sullivan is being fined $100,000 and ordered to undergo
sensitivity training for his past racial and homophobic
rants on the Bodybuilder.com forum.
WWE supports a culture of inclusion regardless of gender,
race, religion or sexual orientation, and we are committed
to embracing all individuals as demonstrated by the
diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide,
the statement read.
It then continued, Dylan Miley (aka Lars Sullivan) will be
fined $100,000 and required to complete sensitivity training
for offensive commentary uncovered from his past. WWE will
also facilitate meetings for Dylan with community
organizations to foster further discussion around the power
of social media and the impact of your words.
A Reddit user compiled a long list of comments that Sullivan
posted several years ago that contained highly controversial
words especially against gays and black people. The thread
went viral with some non-wrestling websites also picking it