Eddie Kingston quits Twitter in support of former AEW Women’s Champion Riho – Wrestling Inc.
As mentioned, Ring of Honor Wrestling star Eddie Kingston deactivated his Twitter account ahead of Friday’s announcement from Over The Top Wrestling that Kingston was unable to appear at the ScrapperMania event due to his testing positive for COVID-19.
On Saturday, Kingston Instagram took over To reveal why he left Twitter. Kingston shared a photo of Terry Funk with the words “Terry Funk is GOAT” and below it, “I got rid of my megaphone because I saw some vicious injustice on Twitter and I’m done.”
The former AEW Women’s Champion left the social networking site due to the constant online abuse she was receiving. Like Kingston, Riho moved to Instagram after leaving Twitter. United nations her Instagram storiesshe thanked fans for all their messages of support and “realized she was loved by more than she thought”.
Kingston isn’t the first to speak out about cyberbullying, either. like male, Last month, AEW Executive Vice President Kenny Omega commented on Swerve Strickland’s podcast about the online harassment Riho and other Joshi superstars were dealing with in AEW and reminded fans that not every professional wrestler is the same size.
One of Riho’s most recent AEW matches was in March 10 edition of “AEW Rampage” where she defeated Nella Rose. She returned to AEW programming on the March 1 edition of “AEW Dynamite”, where she defeated Toni Storm. Prior to her return, Riho’s last match was at “Dynamite” on October 26, where she lost to AEW Women’s Champion Jamie Hayter.