Earlier this week, a report from EWrestlingNews revealed that a number of wrestlers had contributed cash to the political marketing campaign of former wrestler and WWE NXT referee Drake Wuertz.
Wuertz, who was launched from WWE in Might 2021 and has been vocal in his assist of Qanon-related conspiracy theories, is a Republican candidate searching for the get together’s nomination for the Florida State consultant seat within the thirtieth district.
Among the many wrestlers listed as donating to Wuertz’s marketing campaign (beneath their actual names) had been WWE stars Matt Riddle and Elias, AEW star Bobby Fish, Affect Wrestling inventive member Jimmy Jacobs and former WWE wrestlers Jaxson Ryker, Killer Kross, and Biff Busick.
Right this moment, Busick was requested by a fan on Twitter about his donation and responded by stating he didn’t knowingly assist Wuertz’s marketing campaign or his Qanon agenda.
“I didn’t knowingly assist a Qanon marketing campaign,” Busick tweeted. “I don’t assist these beliefs.”
Whereas the fan accepted the reply, they continued to ask Biff Busick questions, asking if Busick instantly gave to Wuertz’s marketing campaign. Busick indicated that was not the case.
“I did make the error of lending cash however wasn’t conscious it was for a political marketing campaign,” Busick mentioned.
After his Tweets, Biff Busick additionally took to Reddit in an try to additional clear his identify. Describing himself as a nonpolitical particular person. Busick, who wrestled in WWE for years as Oney Lorcan earlier than being launched in November of 2021, as soon as once more said he didn’t assist Qanon and apologized for the ordeal.
“A wrestling information web site article was delivered to my consideration on-line,” Busick wrote. “I’m not a political particular person. I don’t assist Qanon or their beliefs. I believed I used to be simply lending cash and I didn’t knowingly donate to Drake’s marketing campaign. I understand how ppl with these beliefs can damage individuals and I don’t need to try this to anybody. Sorry, BIFF.”
As of this writing, Biff Busick is the one wrestler within the report who has launched a press release of any form relating to their donations to Drake Wuertz’s marketing campaign.
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