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Why is Ric Flair trending?

RETIRED professional wrestler Ric Flair is known for his 40-year career in the sport.

While Flair might be 72 years old, he is still making headlines after a crude picture went viral on Twitter.

Ric Flair started trending on Twitter August 18, 2021


Ric Flair started trending on Twitter August 18, 2021Credit: Getty – Contributor

Why is Ric Flair trending?

On August 18, 2021, the Ringside News Twitter page posted a picture of an unidentified man who appeared to be performing a sex act on public transit.

Following the post, many fans of Flair chimed in as they believe he could be the man in the photo.

The identity of the person in the photo has not been confirmed. Flair told TMZ Sports the person in the photo was not him.

The photo, which was posted just after 2pm EST, has since gone viral as many people react to the crude content.

“Just exactly how long was the layover for?” one user posted.

Many then added in gifs of their reactions.

While many were disgusted, some were seen praising the former athlete.

“Practicing his new finisher when he becomes All Elite,” one user said.

Another one added: “That’s the most Ric Flair thing I can imagine.”

What did Ric Flair say about the picture?

After the post went viral, the WWE legend talked to TMZ Sports about the validity behind the assumptions.

He told the media outlet exclusively that the photo in question is not him.

Adding in that he has not been on a train in quite some time.

Is Ric Flair married?

Flair is married to Wendy Barlow.

Barlow, 61, is a Canadian All-American-ranked retired professional tennis player and coach.

While the two tied the knot in 2018, they actually met decades prior in 1993.

At the time, Burlow worked for Flair as the WCW valet “Fifi the French Maid.”

After working together for years, the couple became romantically involved back in 2013 before getting engaged in 2016.

Burlow is Flair’s fifth wife.

Many fans believe that a viral picture on Twitter is Ric "going down" on his wife, Wendy Burlow


Many fans believe that a viral picture on Twitter is Ric “going down” on his wife, Wendy BurlowCredit: Getty – Contributor

Does Ric Flair have children?

Flair is also the father to four children, David, 42, Reid, Megan, and Charlotte, 35.

In 2013, Flair’s youngest son, Reid, died at the age of 25 from a drug overdose.

The Flair family is well known in the wrestling community as all three of his children went on to pursue careers in the industry.

Flair’s eldest son, Reid, is also a retired professional wrestler who is most famously known for his time in World Championship Wrestling, where he held the U.S. and World Tag Team championships.

Megan, is an actress but is also known for her work with WCW Monday Nitro.

Lastly, his youngest daughter Charlotte, followed right in her father’s footsteps and is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE.

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