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Former AEW star makes major TOXIC backstage environment claim

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All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has been no stranger to backstage incidents over the years. The latest in a series of such events has brought to light a significant claim about the backstage environment in the company.

This claim comes from a former AEW star, who has voiced her concerns about the toxic atmosphere that prevails behind the scenes.

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The AEW Women’s Division: A Hot Topic

The women’s division in AEW has been under the spotlight recently, following a sign displayed during a Dynamite episode that read, “Book the women’s division better.”

This incident sparked a flurry of discussions on social media, with criticism directed towards Taya Valkyrie and Britt Baker following their match on Dynamite.

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LuFisto’s AEW Experience

LuFisto, a well-known indie wrestler, had a brief stint with AEW in April 2022. She participated in an Elevation taping, teaming up with Emi Sakura and The Bunny. However, her experience backstage in the company has led to some serious allegations.

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LuFisto’s Allegations: A Toxic Environment

LuFisto took to Twitter to express her concerns about the backstage environment at All Elite Wrestling. She criticized the power dynamics within the company, accusing certain talents of having too much power and using it to belittle others.

She also claimed that these individuals would badmouth potential employees, preventing them from getting a foot in the door.

In her tweet, LuFisto stated, “It’s cute how people blame booking for a bad women’s division. Talent with too much power; talent denigrating each other; talent trash-talking potential employees so they never get in as soon as they walk in… It starts here.”

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LuFisto’s Future

When a Twitter user suggested that her comments might have ruined her chances of being employed by All Elite, LuFisto responded, “No worries. No need for such a toxic environment in my life.”

This statement suggests that LuFisto has no intention of returning to AEW, given the current backstage environment.

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