CJ Perry issued a (now-deleted) apology after she took to Twitter to comment on a tweet by a homeless person.
WWE Start (Lana) CJ Perry Apologizes About Tweet To Homeless Person.
“Let me clear something up about something going around about a tweet. Most people don’t know that I was homeless 2 different times chasing big dreams." She said.
“I understand my Eastern European upbringing and motivational speech did not resonate with many of you,” Perry said
"I apologize if I seemed insensitive and caused more damage. I truly was trying to motivate in the way I know how." - Perry said
“It’s insane talking about being homeless and now starting to remember all the places I slept that I blocked out of my memory." - Perry said.
"Hard to keep going when you're homeless. Everyone ignores you. Everything is a reminder of what you once had," in response to a since-deleted tweet "from Perry.
"I have plenty of empathy for the homeless because I was homeless. But I was grateful because I had a phone to tweet from." Perry said
She is of Portuguese and Venezuelan descent. She spent several years of her childhood in the Latvian SSR.