Finn Balor Issues Statement on Lack of Rainbow Gear at Greatest Royal Rumble

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Saudi Arabia’s strict laws against homosexuality led many to believe it was the reason Finn Balor didn’t wear his rainbow-themed gear promoting inclusion at Greatest Royal Rumble … and now the wrestler has released a statement on the matter.

Balor tweeted after the show implying the change in trunks was a case of dirty laundry and not a mandate from above, although he didn’t outright say that:

“My Rainbow Gear was a statement at Wrestlemania Weeekend Although the gear has not been worn since in 6 appearances(Hartford CT, Cape Town x2,Pretoria, Johannesburg ,St.Louise Saudi Arabia) My support continues despite any color choice, change or laundry schedule. #dirtypants”

According to a CNN report, the penalty for married men or non-Muslims who engage in same-sex conduct with Muslims is stoning to death.

Finn’s “Balor Club For Everyone” shirt is still on sale and a portion of the proceeds goes to GLAAD.