Was it controversial when Adrian Adonis announced that his character was gay back in the late 80s? Even though I was watching back then, I always thought that his chatacter was just inferred as being gay. Until recently, I hadn’t known that he actually announced that he was gay on the TNT show. 

I don’t recall much controversy at the time, because it was treated more like another silly pro wrestling cartoon deal at a time when the business was already saturated by that sort of thing.  Like, clearly Adonis was playing a clown and didn’t buy into his own character at all.