John Oliver Taunts Trump Over His 'Intense Bromance' With Saudi Crown Prince

WWE under pressure to cancel Saudi Arabia show over missing journalist

But the event has been placed into jeopardy due to recent current affairs in the Kingdom, which could mean a postponement or cancellation of the pay-per-view, although WWE's only words at this point have been to say that they are "monitoring the situation". Its next event, The Crown Jewel, will see the likes of Triple H and Shawn Michaels come out of retirement for a tag-team match against the Undertaker and Kane, who recently won a mayoral election. By not having the show in Saudi Arabia, you are punishing their fans, who more than likely have nothing to do with the issues between the two countries.

Oliver, specifically, called out Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - also known as MBS - for attempting to paint a portrait of a more progressive nation.

WWE's stance on going to Saudi Arabia has not changed.

When asked if he would lean on WWE to cancel or postpone it's Saudi Arabia live event next month if more conclusive evidence is produced that Saudi Arabia's regime was being the disappearance of the Washington Post writer who had been critical of Saudi Arabia's government policies and actions, Blumenthal said yes, but called on the US government to take the lead.

WWE's Crown Jewel marks the company's return to Saudi Arabia and is still set to take place on November 2nd, despite reports indicating that Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been assassinated by the Saudi regime, a repeated violator of human rights.

While the mainstream media has been harsh on WWE for their choice, a gang of US Senators have all expressed that Vince McMahon and Co. should reconsider their relationship with the Saudis.

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