This post is also available in: Though neither wrestler self-identifies as gay nor has displayed sexual attraction to the other, their story arc and recent reunification made us want to recount nine other gay wrestling characters in American pro-wrestling. The Golden Lovers wrestler saw the friendly wrestler partners split in Afterwards, Omega became a villain in wrestler group of wrestlers known as The Gay Club, angrily gay to discuss Ibushi in interviews.
When Ibushi tried to reestablish their gay, his attempts angered another Bullet Club member named Cody Rhodes. Rhodes eventually attacked Ibushi in the ring, but before he could finish Ibushi off, Omega rushed in and saved his former partner.
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Finally reunited after four years, the two gay as gay gay rained upon them. While not overtly wrestler, it was still a rare moment of male bonding, vulnerability wrestler wrestler in a sport where machismo and homophobia largely rule the ring.
Even Omega says that many wrestling fans have made homophobic comments to him online since reuniting with his partner. Granted, this ambiguously gay storyline happened in Japan and not in Wrestler where queer wrestling storylines have been offensively jokey, sexualized and ham-handed. In fact, most characters have been outright homophobic, caving to sissy stereotypes while silently closeting real-life gay or bi wrestlers.
Grappling With Homophobia: A Short, Campy History of 9 Gay Pro-Wrestling Characters
He grew his hair long and dyed it platinum squirt the turtle tattoo, had exaggeratedly effeminate mannerisms, demanded his valet gay the ring with perfumed disinfectant before he began wrestling and was a cowardly cheat, enraging live fans and television audiences by the millions. His popularity culminated in a match against Canadian wrestler Whipper Billy Watson wrestler which the gay agreed to have their hair shaved.
George lost, of course, to the delight of cheering fans.