WWE trainer Bill DeMott has resigned over allegations that he engaged in a whole lot of stuff that was too horrible for even people at the WWE to handle. The allegations come from Austin Matelson, known as Judas Devlin in the ring, who sent a long memo to WWE human resources brass detailing allegations of physical abuse, racism and homophobia.
- Coach Demott restricts our practices, instead opting for dangerous and unproductive drills, while constantly verbally assaulting our appearances, personalities, sexual preferences, injuries, and character it seems impossible for me to maximize my time in the ring.
- He routinely calls Gary Jackson a fat tub of goo, tells Osmund Cherry who is of African descent, to go back to Africa and most recently has made derogatory remarks about sexual preferences to Brandon Traven.
- Coach Demott insinuated that Traven is gay and used the derogatory term "half a sissy" to make fun of him simply because he sat out practice and has had several injuries in the last couple months. This is not the first time he targeted Brandon either.
In resigning, DeMott tweeted his innocence:
I deny the recent allegations made about me, however, to avoid any embarrassment or damage to the (cont) http://t.co/1UpTIE1aXi— Bill DeMott (@BillDeMott) March 6, 2015
The WWE has a history of dipping its toe into these issues, most recently engaging the NOH8 Campaign and the You Can Play project in some work and training.