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Where Are They Still Making Kobe Bryant Rape Jokes? WWE Raw

With all the debate surrounding whether rape jokes are appropriate, we're kind of amazed this made it to air. Here's a segment from last night's WWE Raw in which Abraham Washington—manager to Titus O'Neil—lauds the strength of his wrestler by claiming "He's like Kobe Bryant in a hotel in Colorado. He's unstoppable!"

The Raw announcers immediately apologized following the next commercial break, which is kind of weird from a kayfabe standpoint, and WWE claims they are taking "appropriate action." So wrestling isn't scripted? We're mostly confused why they think a Kobe rape joke plays in an arena full of people who were infants when the assault charges were brought. [USA]

h/t to Kotaku's Stephen Totilo

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