Champion has Eco-friendly title belt made of sustainable hemp, annoyingly lectures people about being vegan and recycling to save the planet
January 30, 2019
In a hilarious plot development, World Wrestling Entertainment’s latest villain champion is a vegan environmental extremist who carries around an ‘Eco-friendly’ hemp championship belt and derides fans who are ‘killing the planet’ by eating meat and guzzling gas.
WWE wrestling is a scripted and often ridiculed form of ‘sports entertainment’, but it regularly excels at holding up a mirror to popular culture, and in that success attracts millions of eyeballs around the globe.
Reports in the mainstream news today note that Daniel Bryan, previously a staunch fan-favorite for years, has undergone a character change to become the most hated villain in the company by radically amping up his apparently real life veganism and environmental concerns and (in wrestling character) shoving it down the throats of fans.
Chase Field should be ashamed of themselves. Made from factory farmed pigs, an intelligent and extremely social mammal, and cheese from cows, who’s baby’s were ripped away from them. THEN add the heart disease delivered to the people who eat it. #SHAME #TheWorstGeneration https://t.co/6zlJ5zpyRN
— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) January 24, 2019
— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) January 22, 2019
Shame on both @AJStylesOrg and @Wwe for encouraging people to eat hotdogs. Pigs are smarter are smarter than dogs, yet you would all be up in arms if they did this to your pets. @peta2 pic.twitter.com/eex961MGmr
— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) January 16, 2019
On the Smackdown show this week, Bryan unveiled the new title belt along with a lecture about how the old belt was a…