Jim Cornette Quits The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)

Professional wrestling commentator Jim Cornette was in hot water this week for saying some racist and controversial comments during an episode of NWA Powerrr. The NWA has now announced that Jim Cornette has resigned from the company.

The NWA made an official statement on Jim Cornette resignation on the official website. You can read the company's full comments posted down below.

Effective immediately: Jim Cornette has resigned from the National Wrestling Alliance. As an announcer on the November 19th edition of NWA Power, Jim made remarks during a singles match between Nick Aldis and Trevor Murdoch that were both offensive and do not meet the high standards of decency and good faith of the National Wrestling Alliance.

To ensure that such an error can never happen again, we've established new procedures of review for all NWA programming going forward.

We sincerely regret our failure in this regard.

Jim Cornette mentioned fried chicken and Ethiopia during commentary and this was previously left unedited out when NWA Powerrr debuted on YouTube. The comments have now been edited out of the show due to fan backlash.

The NWA is now going to take extra care going forward when episodes air on YouTube. The company will look closer to prevent anymore offensive material from leaking out of its weekly shows.

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