In recent weeks, rumors have spread of a possible release of Malakai Black from AEW. The most concrete clue came to All Out where, at the end of his match, he sent a kiss to the Chicago public, suggesting a future for him far from the Tony Khan Company.
Now the former leader of the House of Black thought to break the silence on social media who, in a long post on Instagram, said: "I want to thank all of you for the support and for the messages you sent me. It has been weeks of chaos and I would have preferred my conversations with the AEW regarding my mental health to have remained in private.
As many of you will know, I consider myself a very private person and I don't think it is appropriate for these discussions to be shared online. But as happens many times, the narrative is distorted and so here I am giving the precise context.
I was the one who asked for release from the AEW. Over the past two years I have had many difficult obstacles to overcome, including injuries, medical problems, the suicide of a close friend and many other physical and moral problems that I have faced with my beautiful wife."
Malakai Black breaks the silence on social media
Malakai Black then added: "I spent whole weeks going to rehab and therapy trying to get into the ring.
This situation touched the tip of the iceberg and I needed a break. I had had this decision in mind for six months now. Difficult to explain the exact point where I realized something was wrong, but I finally realized I had to stop.
For the first time in 22 years I have decided to take a few months off to rethink and reflect on what has happened in the last 2 decades of my life." The ex Aleister Black then concluded his message by explaining how his marriage with Thea Trinidad (Zelina Vega) is in perfect health and that everything circulated on the net that did not originate from him is totally false.
At the moment, the details around his release are not clear, but according to several sources Malakai has a clause in his contract that allows him to return to AEW when he wants. Xero News, the first outlet to break that Malakai Black requested his release from AEW, has since speculated that the Dutch Destroyer is one of the names being discussed alongside IMPACT and NWA icon Nick Aldis. "The names no one's talking about that WON mentioned...2 of the names...Black. Aldis," Xero News wrote.
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