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Nia Jax Calls Out WWE for Only Promoting White Women in Tweet, #WeHereToo

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistDecember 30, 2018

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 06:  Nia Jax attends WWE's First-Ever Emmy 'For Your Consideration' Event at Saban Media Center on June 6, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
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Former Raw women's champion Nia Jax took issue with WWE Saturday regarding a tweet about women who thrived in 2018.

WWE's tweet featured Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Carmella, Ronda Rousey, Peyton Royce and Billie Kayโ€”all of whom are white:

WWE @WWE

There's no denying it. The women of @WWE BROUGHT IT in 2018! https://t.co/i8lLY7LPiM

Jax tweeted the following in response:

๐ŸŒบ @NiaJaxWWE

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟ #WeHereToo https://t.co/cZ8CJXeYJr

While the women featured in WWE's tweet were highly successful in 2018, the company has a deep and diverse women's roster that includes the likes of Jax, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon, Alicia Fox, Tamina, Naomi, Zelina Vega and SmackDownย women's champion Asuka.

Jax, who is part Samoan, beat Alexa Bliss to win the Raw women's title at WrestleMania 34 in April.

She also went on to face Rousey on multiple occasions and developed into one of the most over heels in the company after accidentally giving Lynch a broken face and severe concussion as a result of a punch.

Women's wrestling is at an all-time high in terms of prominence in WWE, and Jax was a significant part of that in 2018.

That doesn't figure to change in 2019, and with how popular women's wrestling has become plus the impending addition of Women's Tag Team Championships, there should be room for essentially everyone on the roster to shine over the next year.

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