Lana gets attacked by Twitter trolls

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Within the WWE, for as long as it has existed, it has often been the case that there has been significantly less interest towards the Divas Division than the main male-dominated roster.

Even when the likes of Lita and Trish Stratus helped pave the way for professional female wrestlers, there was never a large enough number of them to compete with the following the men had.

Social scandal

Around two months ago, this inequality within the WWE was brought to blows by the now retired AJ Lee, who called out none other than Stephanie McMahon for praising Patricia Arquette's comments on women fighting for equal rights and wage equality.

AJ boasted about the record-selling Divas merchandise, as well as their in-ring ability, but added how despite this, WWE gave, and still give them, a fraction of the pay in comparison to that of the male wrestlers.

This backlash resulted in the development of the 'Give Divas A Chance' movement, which was co-founded by Vince McMahon and meant more Divas matches were given airtime on certain WWE programming.

Lana speaks out

This week however, another female representative of WWE took to Twitter to speak out about the inequality between men and women.

WWE superstar Rusev's partner, Lana, sent the following from her Twitter account this past Wednesday:

"If a man were a woman for just one day the entire world would be a different place.

"PMS, periods, 9 months of hell, child raising, working, yet we still get paid less, without any justification but that we were born this way."

Unfortunately, regardless of Lana airing her views as so many people do every day on Twitter with no hassle, she received a large amount of disrespectful and sexist tweets in response.

Despite this however, she admirably managed to remain unphased by the backlash and simply gave a warning to those who had stooped so low to take the time to insult her:

"I am blocking people that write nasty degrading comments below about women. I will not tolerate that on my Twitter feed."

There was some irony in her having to block such people who had sent those types of tweet in response.

It all but confirmed the fact that there still lies inequality between men and women but when such offensive words are used in retaliation by an unwanted minority, it only hinders any chance of any progress within solving the issue. 

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