WWE has apparently changed a superstar’s name due to Florida school shooting WWE Network/Screenshot
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WWE changed Apollo Crews name to just Apollo after the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, due to the gunman’s name being Nikolas Cruz, per the Wrestling Observer.

WWE has yet to confirm the reasoning and apparently denied confirming why they made the decision:

Apollo and his tag team partner, Titus O’Neil, earned a win over the tag team champions, The Bar (Sheamus and Cesaro) during Monday Night Raw. They’re expected to battle for the Raw Tag Team titles at this weekend’s Elimination Chamber premiere event.

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