Many fans have long considered Randy Orton WWE’s untouchable golden child. During his career, the future WWE Hall of Famer has been followed by controversy. From his problems with the Divas to seemingly getting around the company’s Talent Wellness program, the third generation star has been the subject of many accusations. The latest against Orton dates back six years and may be the most damning.
Former WWE writer Court Bauer spoke on an episode of the MLW Podcast about how Orton would greet new writers to the company. (The episode requires premium membership, but the description is available for all to read.) The years old segment was brought to light after a Reddit user posted Bauer’s comments.
“For every new writer that would show up, he [would] come in the room put his hand down his pants, pull out his dick, touch himself, then say “I’m Randy Orton, shake my hand…Oh, you don’t want to shake my hand? You’re ‘big leaguing’ me? That’s f----d up, man. Should I tell Vince and Steph you won’t shake Randy Orton’s hand?”
— Court Bauer (@courtbauer) August 10, 2018
Orton has had no comment while the WWE has stated they are “looking into the matter.”
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