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Several organizations sever ties with David Starr after abuse allegations

Yesterday (June 17), a woman who’d been in a relationship with David Starr tweeted her story of being “Emotionally. Sexually. Mentally.” abused by the independent wrestler.

Starr, whose real name is Max Barsky. tweeted a detailed response where he said he’d been a bad partner to many women, but was “not a sexual predator”. He’s since deleted his Twitter.

In the wake of the situation, multiple promotions have severed ties with Starr:

In the wake of this, many people have begun tweeting similar stories. Many are collected on Twitter under #SpeakingOut.


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