Lars Sullivan has issued an apology for the controversial comments that he made on an online message board. This according to PWInsider. The apology from Sullivan reads: “There is no excuse for the inappropriate remarks that I made years ago. They do not reflect my personal beliefs nor who I am today, and I apologize to anyone I offended.”

As previously reported, some of the comments made by Sullivan were made after he signed with WWE. They were racist, homophobic, anti-religion, among other offensive remarks. It was reported this week, via @Wrestlevotes, that WWE officials were aware of the comments, but that they were hoping the controversy “stays low and disappears.”

As noted, Big E took to Twitter on Wednesday and responded to a fan who asked about the controversial comments after they were compiled on Reddit in a single thread.

Big E wrote, “Many are aware. If true, he has to bear the albatross of being a bigot & working in a company that is now filled with minorities.”

For those who missed it, below is Big E’s response, along with the Reddit thread that he was linked to:

A comprehensive list of links and screenshots regarding Lars Sullivan (compiled by /u/farcevacant) from r/SquaredCircle

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