Alberto El Patron Releases Statement After Paige's Sex Videos, Nude Photos Leak

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistMarch 24, 2017

Mexican wrestler Alberto Rodriguez known as Alberto Del Rio poses before attending a show at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, as part of the WrestleMania Revenge Tour, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) European tour, on April 22, 2016 in Paris. / AFP / THOMAS SAMSON        (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Alberto El Patron announced he will pull out of his commitment to appear at WrestleCon during the weekend of WrestleMania 33 after explicit images of his fiancee Paige were leaked online.

"Due to the invasion of our privacy, I need to be home with the person that needs me more at the moment and our family," El Patron said in a statement, per Wrestling Inc's Raj Giri. "Thanks for your support and I'll be seeing you next time."

Paige has remained silent on the matter since tweeting a statement March 17:

Current WWE star Xavier Woods and former WWE wrestler Brad Maddox were included in the leaked images. 

The company seemingly acknowledged the controversy during Raw Monday night. In a pre-taped backstage segment, Woods' fellow New Day members stared at him, with Big E asking him if he had anything to say. Woods launched into a promo for WrestleMania 33:

Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio (h/t Wrestling Inc's Marc Middleton) reported WWE is unlikely to punish Woods or Paige.

The former Divas champion has yet to return to in-ring action since undergoing neck surgery last October.

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