John Cena ‘Peacemaker’ tweet slammed for using Russian invasion of Ukraine
John allegedly used Russian invasion of Ukraine as to promote his upcoming show ‘Peacemaker’
Cena has sparked massive backlash on social media as he allegedly used Russian. Invasion of Ukraine as a reference to promote his upcoming show Peacemaker.
Amidst the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine, the professional wrestler and actor. Landed on netizens’ target when he Tweeted about his wish to use his superhero powers. From the show to solve the real-world issues.
“If I could somehow summon the powers of a real life #Peacemaker. I think this would be a great time to do so. ” Cena expressed while adding the program’s hashtag and a custom-made emoji of his avatar’s mask.
As soon as the tweet was up on the platform. Users bombarded the post while branding it as “crazy” and “cringeworthy.”
The upcoming show will premiere on HBO MAX to take audience on the titular character’s adventures.
The show “explores the continuing story of the character that John Cena reprises. In the aftermath of executive producer James Gunn’s 2021 film. The Suicide Squad – a compellingly vainglorious man. Who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it!” the portal described the program.
Professional wrestling career
Ultimate Pro Wrestling (1999–2001)
John Cena began training to become a professional wrestler in 1999. At Ultimate Pro Wrestling’s (UPW). California-based Ultimate University operated by Rick Bassman. Once he was placed into an in-ring role, John Cena began using a semi-robotic character known as The Prototype. Some of this period of his career was documented in the Discovery Channel program Inside Pro Wrestling School. He held the UPW Heavyweight Championship for 27 days in April 2000, and wrestled for the UPW until March 2001.
World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE
Early appearances (2000–2001)
On October 10, 2000, while billed as The Prototype. Cena made his unofficial debut for then World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on a SmackDown! taping in a dark match against Mikey Richardson, in which he lost. John Cena received another tryout on January 9, 2001, at a SmackDown! taping in Oakland, California, this time defeating Aaron Aguilera wrestling again in a dark match at a SmackDown! taping on March 13.[clarification needed]
Signing and Ohio Valley Wrestling (2001–2002)
In 2001, Cena signed a developmental contract with the WWF. And was assigned to its developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). During his time there, Cena wrestled under the ring name. The Prototype and held the OVW Heavyweight Championship for three months. And the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship (with Rico Constantino) for two months. Throughout 2001, he received four tryouts for the main roster. As John Cena wrestled multiple enhancement talent wrestlers on both WWF house shows and in dark matches before WWF televised events.
Throughout the early months of 2002, Cena constantly found himself competing on house shows for the WWF. Where he wrestled against the likes of Shelton Benjamin and Tommy Dreamer. After his main call up in June 2002, he continued to appear on OVW programming until September 25. When he lost to Kenny Brolin in a Loser Leaves OVW match. He would later appear in a one-off appearance for the developmental farm in November under the ring name Mr. P in a six-man tag team match, where he teamed with Hall of Famer Big Boss Man. And Charlie Haas, in a winning effort against Lance Cade, Trevor Murdoch and Sean O’Haire.
John Cena call-up to the main roster meant that he was part of OVW’s. Now legendary Class of 2002, alongside Brock Lesnar, Randy Orton and Batista, a class which would eventually become known as the “OVW 4”.