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WWE legend Ric Flair has sympathy for Seth Rollins after nude scandal

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To say it has been an eventful start to the week for superstar wrestler Seth Rollins would be an understatement.

The prominent WWE star was forced to apologize on Tuesday morning after his fiance leaked nude pictures of the wrestler on Twitter.

Turns out that a naked picture of NXT women's wrestler Zahra Schreiber was uploaded to all of Rollins' social media accounts shortly before Raw on Monday night, before Rollins' fiancee naturally retaliated to the picture by releasing two extremely naked pictures of Rollins.

Media silence 

The WWE has told its current superstars to stay silent on the nude scandal for the most part, with only Triple H explaining the incident is "unfortunate" for Rollins.

But one legendary wrestler in Ric Flair commented on the incident in an exclusive interview with GiveMeSport on Tuesday afternoon.

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Flair speaks out 

Known as a hell raiser back in his pro-wrestling prime, Flair admits he's had an eventful life and he says he wouldn't have wanted the whole WWE Universe to know what was on his cell phone.

"I've heard about it [the Rollins picture scandal] for sure but I haven't seen it. I hope for his sake that the pictures are flattering," Flair joked with GiveMeSport on Tuesday.

"I never experienced anything like that during my days in WWE thank god.

"Steve Austin once asked me 'what did you do before you went into the ring?' And I said I taped my fingers together as I always did - it's kind of a ritual - and I said I told the referee that if I got hurt or died in the ring that he should throw my cell phone away."

Advice for Rollins 

Wrestlers these days use social media platforms such as Twitter to increase their brand awareness and gain notoriety, but as Flair highlights, the Rollins situation is the perfect example of when the use of social media can go horribly wrong for superstars.

"Social media can be great for some superstars and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't," Flair added.

"I can tell you one thing, my girlfriend or my wife wouldn't have access to my Twitter account."

Ric Flair is touring the UK later this year - to see venues and get tickets, click here.

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