Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday defended the decision to label World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and other professional sports as “essential services” amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that people were “starved for content.”
“People are chomping at the bit,” DeSantis told reporters at the Florida Capitol, according to The Tampa Bay Times.
“If you think about it, we have never had a period like this in modern American history where you’ve had so little new content, particularly in the sporting realm. I mean, we are watching reruns from like the early 2000s.”