UPDATE: Jermaine Rodgers is in police custody following a standoff overnight. Kurt Angle’s niece Marjani Aquil is safe.
Angle thanked the Pittsburgh Police Department, and everyone who shared the posts about the abduction.
JUST IN: 19-year-old Jermaine Rodgers in police custody after kidnapping ex-girlfriend, leading to SWAT situation. I was just told he has not been arraigned yet. His preliminary hearing is set for January 28th at 10 a.m. in Penn Hills. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/2jecoNvh58
— Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) January 17, 2019
Kurt Angle announced on Facebook this evening that his niece has been abducted.
Angle took to Facebook to make an announcement regarding the missing teen.
Hello everyone. My beautiful 16 year old niece Marjani Aquil got abducted today by a 19 year old guy. Please call the police if you have seen this girl.
Marjani Aquil, 16; 5’4″, 140 lbs., long black hair w/ blonde highlights; grey longsleeve shirt, lt. blue jeans, tan boots. Last seen Jan. 16 ~ 3 p.m. on Glenbrook Dr., Penn Hills, Allegheny Co. Abducted by Jermaine Rodgers, 19. Red Sedan. Call 911 if seen.
Pittsburgh police issued an amber alert at 8:14PM ET. Angle’s niece, Marjani Aquil was reportedly abducted from her home by her ex-boyfriend Jermaine Rodgers. He reportedly left with the girl in a red sedan.
According to police, Rodgers was arrested last March for an alleged incident where he held Aquil against her will for four days. Aquil alleged that Rodgers physically prevented her from communicating with family or friends, and he also physically assaulted her at that time.
Rodgers has been out of jail on probation.
Anyone with information is urged to call the police at 412-473-3705.
Changes Made To NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card
Tonight during NXT on USA, changes were made to the NXT Takeover: WarGames card.
It was announced that Matt Riddle will no longer compete in the Men’s WarGames match, and will instead face Finn Balor in a singles match. Dominik Dijakovic has replaced Matt Riddle in the WarGames match.
Johnny Gargano was originally scheduled to face Finn Balor, but due to an injury announced during last night’s WWE Backstage event, he will no longer compete. Gargano is reportedly suffering a neck injury.
NXT UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray made an appearance, assisting Io Shirai in winning a Ladder Match against Mia Yim in the main event of the show. Kay Lee Ray is expected to be the final member of Team Baszler at NXT Takeover.
NXT Takeover: WarGames Match Card
- War Games Match: Rhea Ripley, Candice LeRae, Tegan Nox and Mia Yim vs. Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Bianca Belair and Kay Lee Ray
- War Games Match: The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Bobby Fish, Kyle O’Reilly and Roderick Strong) vs. Tommaso Ciampa, Keith Lee, Dominik Dijakovic, and TBA
- Finn Bálor vs. Matt Riddle
NXT Takeover: WarGames will emanate from the Allstate Arena on 11/23 in Chicago, IL.
First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team Tables, Ladders, Chairs Match Advertised For WWE TLC
Local advertising for WWE’s next PPV following Survivor Series has begun.
WWE will host TLC at the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN on on 12/15.
According to advertising sent to the Target Center, the following matches are currently penciled in for the event.
- TLC Match: King Corbin vs. Roman Reigns
- First Time Ever Women’s Tag Team TLC Match: Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch vs. The Kabuki Warriors (Women’s Tag Team Championship Match)
- Rusev vs. Bobby Lashley
WWE returns to the Twin Cities with its first Pay Per View in over two years! See your favorite superstars put their bodies and careers in jeopardy including:
ROMAN REIGNS vs. KING CORBIN (in a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)
BECKY LYNCH & CHARLOTTE vs. KABUKI WARRIORS (for the FIRST TIME EVER for the Women’s Tag Team Championship a Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match)
RUSEV vs. BOBBY LASHLEY w/ LANA
…. and more! *Card is subject to change*
Local advertising usually has placeholder matches, which are subject to change. WWE advertising a Women’s TLC Match would indicate that they are in talks to host that match at the event.
ACH Announces He Quit WWE, No Longer Wants To Be Known As Jordan Myles (Video)
Following several weeks of is controversy involving a t-shirt design, Albert Hardie Jr. aka Jordan Myles took so social media to announce he has quit WWE.
In a video posted on social media, ACH states he is no longer employed with WWE, and he refuses to work for racists.
“As of today, I’d like to officially announce that I quit f—ing WWE. I am no longer employed, I refuse to work for racists… I f—ing quit. F— them. I hate that f—ing company and everything they f—ing stand for. All they ever did was hold our f—ing people back. I do this s— for the culture. I don’t need anyone’s f—ing permission to do what I want to do. Screw Jordan Myles, don’t ever call me by that slave name. Call me ACH and don’t forget the Super, b—! I quit!”
Check out the video below, word of caution, the language is NSFW.
ACH aka Jordan Myles has quit WWE. pic.twitter.com/Hef4zI9rHb
— HeelByNature.com (@HeelByNatureYT) November 13, 2019
ACH has been vocal on social media following a scrapped t-shirt design WWE released in September.
No word from WWE whether he has been released from the company.
Thanks to comicbook.com for the transcription.