Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter has continued to apologize for comments he made about WWE Superstar Peyton Royce and her appearance, which caused a backlash on social media and a number of Royce's fellow colleagues jumping to her defense.
Reddit user nivvd, transcribed some snippets of what Meltzer said.
“I’m completely sorry [basically the first thing he said].
No matter what I meant; it doesn’t matter, how I said it was wrong. I should not have said what I said.
What I meant is something different but that is neither here nor there. I feel horrible...When she said “do you want us to starve” it really hit me hard and I was so mad at myself. Those are the things I hate about the business, and there I was saying the things I hate....I’m really sorry and I don’t want to defend it.”
You can listen to Meltzer's full comments here.