OK that's interesting thanks. I know Kota is very popular with the ladies in Japan, you can see that with how they fawn over him in the crowd, but I assume that was because of how they loved the GL and their close friendship. There was an implied relationship between the two, but I guess that was part of the story to make it all inclusive. There's been close friends/faction groups in the past though which don't touch on that subject but I guess because of how they portrayed themselves in DDT they just ran with it.
As for Kens sexuality, he's mentioned he has received homophobic tweets and such in the past, so I think he's guarded about speaking openly about it. I've read/heard he's possibly bisexual, but it really shouldn't matter. In an old interview he talks about his Girlfriend.
Their parting though if you read into it, is like a breakup of two lovers. Kota seems like he's hurt and/or dismissive over him leaving, whereas Kenny is more so hurt about it and disappointed he didn't join AEW. I assume they'll reunite when Ken goes over there as I don't think the fans would be into them feuding considering how invested they were in their story. Something like that would never fly in WWE because of how they'd imply things and there'd be that homophobic overtone to it. They might be a bit more progressive but it's more to appease their sponsors than anything else.
Look at how they portrayed Goldust at first as an example. Any real world type thing they fumble with, because they seem out of touch. I think AEW employing gay and trans wrestlers is a huge step in the right direction. Plus they aren't pushing them in your face like WWE would with how social conscious they are.
Their handling of gay characters has been abysmal in the past. I think I mentioned you have Hogan their #1 face refer to Adrian Adonis as "It" on TNT show. I don't think Adrian was even gay irl but still it set a bad example. I think wrestling should be for everyone and it's great AEW are breaking down barriers. That shouldn't have to be an issue in 2019 though. Homophobia, racism etc shouldn't even be an issue nowadays at all, but sadly it is. England had some of their players racially abused by lowlifes yesterday
and the players had to deal with that senseless BS in the 70s. Society needs to be much more progressive but it seems to have regressed if anything. You have idiots on social media hiding behind aliases posting abusive messages etc so it's no wonder, even if they were gay or bisexual they haven't publicly come out.
But if Kenny does in the doc then I think it would be great for him personally. He seems conflicted on the subject and hasn't really ever directly addressed it but he should ignore the haters and do it. Personally it wouldn't bother me what his sexual orientation is, or Kota's, or anyone's, that's their own private business. So when people are so hung up over him possibly being gay/bi I don't really get it. It doesn't affect his in ring performance, his 5/6/7 star matches won't disappear etc. If anything he'd probably gain even more respect, especially in the LGBTQ community for speaking out and using wrestling to help bring about acceptance of his sexuality. He was asked in 2016 about his sexuality on Twitter
Not kinda messed up, very messed up, I actually think that could have happened which is what soured his experience in developmental. We know DeMott cowardly bullied people and rightly got canned for it.
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