In response to the #SpeakingOut movement, WWE have suspended NXT UK star Joe Coffey. At the moment there is no information on the length or details of Coffey’s suspension. The company also released two referees for their conduct, Joel Allen and Chris Roberts.
The news was reported on f4wonline.com by Dave Meltzer. He also added that all talent had been warned about sexual conduct going forward. NXT UK stars were told that they should prepare to be in the ring soon, but no specific timeline was given to when this might be.
We have reported recently that Jack Gallacher, Travis Banks and Ligero were all released following allegations made regarding them during the #SpeakingOut movement.
The movement started when Davis Starr was accused of rape two weeks ago. Since then the movement has gained attention with dozens of people began to share their experiences of sexual harassment, abuse and assault within pro wrestling. The #SpeakingOut movement began in the UK but it quickly spread to all of pro wrestling forcing multiple promotions to take action on accusations