Wrestlezone Radio contributor and Pro Wrestling Sheet editor-in-chief Ryan Satin is reporting “ladies first” is the phrase that might have led to WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil’s suspension.
As noted, Titus O’Neil was suspended by WWE on Tuesday morning for 60 days (originally reported to be 90 days, but later confirmed at the reduced number) for an incident with Vince McMahon during the Daniel Bryan retirement celebration after WWE RAW on Monday. Titus was reportedly joking with Vince in a playful manner, and multiple sources told Satin that O’Neil was just trying to allow Stephanie McMahon to leave the stage first.
Looking at video of the incident, Stephanie and Vince look to be walking side-by-side, and sources told Satin that Titus said he was only saying “ladies first” when he grabbed Vince’s arm to be polite. Titus later spoke with management and explained himself, but also understood how his actions could have been perceived by others.
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Ryan Satin & Chair Shot Reality’s Justin LaBar were the featured guests on yesterday’s episode of WrestleZone Daily. You can hear both Justin (4:30) & Ryan (47:40) giving their initial reactions to the breaking news of Titus’ WWE suspension in the embedded audio player below: