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Sami Zayn on Being Outspoken About Donald Trump’s Travel Ban, Says His War With Kevin Owens Is “Never Over”

WWE star Sami Zayn recently spoke with Brian Fritz of and below are some interview highlights:

SN: It’s a polarizing time. We all have friends that we disagree with. You were outspoken about the travel ban.

SZ: Of course. That had a direct impact on me as well. My brother was born in Syria and, I don’t want to get political now, but he’s coming to WrestleMania. He’s on the plane right now. Hopefully, he gets across no problem but it’s a sensitive subject because it hits really close to home being of origin from one of those seven countries on the ban list. I took it very personally. I don’t want to be angry. I don’t want to cause a divide. I don’t want to tell fans what to think or what to believe or whatever but, at the same time, some things just hit you very personally. Sometimes you have to say what’s on your mind if it’s something that’s really important to you.

SN: I’m not complaining but when it came to you against Kevin Owens, I thought that was supposed to be done a while back?

SZ: Look, I interpreted it very differently. When we had that war to settle the score at Battleground, to me, it was ending that chapter in the story. There’s no question in my mind that we were going to wrestle again. I didn’t realize it would be so quick but we’re on the same show so our paths are bound to cross. I’m going to wrestle Kevin thousands more times. It’s never over. That’s the thing. It’s never over. It never will be. I’ve seen the odd tweet or whatever, Facebook posts. Oh my god, I thought this was done. No, it’s never done. That’s the point of the story. It’s never done.