Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) discuss news of WWE coming under criticism for its business deal with the Saudi government. With WWE Crown Jewel scheduled for November 2 in Riyadh, the wrestling company says it’s “monitoring” the situation surrounding allegations that the Saudi government orchestrated the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Brandon wrote an article on the topic for The Daily Beast here: https://www.thedailybeast.com/trumps-wwe-buddies-are-deeply-in-bed-with-saudi-regime.
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