On the August 7th, 2017 edition of Monday Night Raw, pro-wrestler Bayley announced that she had suffered a shoulder injury, and that she would not be competing at SummerSlam for the Women's Championship as scheduled. This segment was conducted as an interview set in the middle of the ring before the live-crowd, with Bayley answering questions about the severity of her injury and her psychological state in the wake of this unfortunate event.
As Bayley proceeded to answer questions, genuinely frustrated & saddened by her situation, the crowd grew increasingly restless. Eventually, they started booing. Not all in attendance booed, of course, but enough to dominate the segment. And those who weren't booing were utterly ambivalent - smiling and waving their hands in the background, trying to get noticed on television. It's not as though there was a healthy sprinkling of cheers.
It was a decidedly negative atmosphere.Read More