Gail Kim discusses her experiences with racism in WWE



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Gail Kim discusses her experiences with racism in WWE

Under contract with Impact Wrestling, Gail Kim won the TNA Knockout's Championship seven times and once the TNA Knockouts Tag Team Championship (with Madison Rayne). In WWE she won the Women's Championship once in his debut match.

Kim began her career wrestling on the Canadian-American independent circuit, before joining WWE in 2002. She became the first WWE Diva in history to win a championship in her debut match. After being released by WWE in 2004, Kim joined TNA in September 2005.

There, she joined the tag team America's Most Wanted as their valet. After the dissolution of the group, Kim performed as a singles wrestler, eventually becoming the inaugural TNA Knockouts Champion in October 2007. She later left TNA in August 2008, to return to WWE three months later, where she remained until 2011.

The following October she returned to TNA. In 2012, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named Kim the number one female wrestler in the world and in 2016 she was announced as the first female inductee into the TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame.

On the latest edition of Chasing Glory, Kim discussed her experiences with racism in WWE: “It was around me, just like, the conversations, I even had to have conversations with the office, like, I don’t understand what I’m supposed to do here because I do everything you guys ask me to do.

I got to the point where I’m like, am I too Asian? I was literally highlighting my hair near the end to become more white, I didn’t know what to do at that point, that’s why I left, because I know I had more to give to this business, and you hired me back for a reason.

I did do something and you brought me back for a reason. It just felt really, I don’t know, suppressed, I felt very suppressed”.