Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

Former AEW star Big Swole and AEW President Tony Khan are trending on social media tonight after Khan responded to comments Swole made about her former employer during a new interview.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

Swole discussed her AEW departure on a recent episode of her “Swole World” show on Call-In. Swole called out the company for a lack of structure and diversity that led to her departure.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

Khan took to Twitter and issued a response to Swole within an hour of her quotes going public.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

“The top 2 @AEW execs are brown (me & Megha)!! Jade, Bowens, Caster, Dante, Nyla, Isiah & Marq Quen all won on tv this month.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

The TBS Title Tournament has been very diverse. I let Swole’s contract expire as I felt her wrestling wasn’t good enough. #AEWRampage Street Fight TONIGHT!,” he wrote.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

Khan’s tweet is still live, and Swole has not publicly responded, as of this writing.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

Swole first debuted with AEW at All Out in August 2019, competing in the Casino Battle Royale. It was then announced in December 2019 that she had signed a contract with the company.

Diversity Issues in AEW? Seriously?!

She announced on November 30 that she was leaving the company. Swole’s last AEW match was a win over Allie Katch on the September 21 edition of AEW Dark.