Brian Kendrick Pulled From AEW Dynamite After Controversial Old Videos Resurface

Brian Kendrick was set to make his AEW debut against Jon Moxley tonight on Dynamite after getting his release from the WWE.

There was a change of plans after past comments made by Kendrick resurfaced, and Tony Khan announced on Twitter that he is being pulled from the card until further investigation.

Videos from several years ago have been reported on Twitter that show Kendrick giving his views on the Illuminati, The Holocaust, The Sandy Hook school shootings and an interview from 2011 where Kendrick says that the 911 tragedy was a hologram and Osama Bin Laden’s killing was fraudulent.

Tony Khan addressed Kendrick’s status and said that “there’s no room in AEW for the views expressed by Brian” and that “we think it’s best for all that Brian be pulled from tonight’s card as we gather more info.”

Kendrick has since apologized, taking to Twitter to say, “I apologize for all the hurt and embarassment I have caused with my words. These are not my beliefs and never were beliefs of mine, and I crossed the line.”

In a follow-up tweet, Kendrick said the following: “I spread the most vile comments without thinking of the damage it would cause. I will live with this regret for the rest of my life. I am truly sorry for the pain I have caused.”

It’s unclear if Kendrick was signed to a long-term contract but, at least for now, he will not be appearing on AEW programming.

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