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WWE Fans Take To Twitter To Protest The Treatment Of Women Wrestlers

#GiveDivasAChance

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Monday's WWE Raw saw WWE divas Paige and Emma take on The Bella Twins... in a match lasting just over 30 seconds.

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Short matches on WWE television are very common, but the fact that the only divas match on a three-hour show got this amount of time has had people take to Twitter to protest the treatment of the WWE diva division.

#GiveDivasAChance became a trending topic on Twitter within minutes of the match finishing, with fans protesting the little airtime the WWE divas receive on WWE TV.

#GiveDivasAChance is still trending. KEEP TWEETING. #RespectTheDivas @WWE @TripleH @StephMcMahon @VinceMcMahon

Neft@NeftWWEFollow

#GiveDivasAChance is still trending. KEEP TWEETING. #RespectTheDivas @WWE @TripleH @StephMcMahon @VinceMcMahon

4:02 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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"@JuanMRodz: The diva fan base at WWE Headquarters #GiveDivasAChance " @WWE @TripleH @StephMcMahon

Pierre Wrest@A_Swiss_FoxFollow

"@JuanMRodz: The diva fan base at WWE Headquarters #GiveDivasAChance " @WWE @TripleH @StephMcMahon

4:13 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

It truly is time to #GiveDivasAChance . Don't disrespect them time and time again. You're better than this, @WWE !

Dylan Andrew Bishop@EncouragementDFollow

It truly is time to #GiveDivasAChance . Don't disrespect them time and time again. You're better than this, @WWE !

4:12 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

They need wrestle more than 5 secs come on #WWE #GiveDivasAChance

SportsfanWalt23@SportsfanWalt23Follow

They need wrestle more than 5 secs come on #WWE #GiveDivasAChance

4:09 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Waiting for WWE to #GiveDivasAChance #Raw

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These divas deserve to be respected just as much as the superstars #GiveDivasAChance

#1DIVA@rosieram451Follow

These divas deserve to be respected just as much as the superstars #GiveDivasAChance

4:15 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#GiveDivasAChance because they can put on phenomenal matches too.

tiffany.@femaleambroseFollow

#GiveDivasAChance because they can put on phenomenal matches too.

4:15 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#GiveDivasAChance @WWE They've worked their asses off for years only to be disrespected and degraded. It's not right.

:)@ReallyAndreaMFollow

#GiveDivasAChance @WWE They've worked their asses off for years only to be disrespected and degraded. It's not right.

4:15 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Fans also highlighted the extremes divas go through to entertain.

#GiveDivasAChance @TripleH @VinceMcMahon Blood,Sweat,Tears. Should be worth more than 20 seconds!!!!

JadeCena@JadeCenaFollow

#GiveDivasAChance @TripleH @VinceMcMahon Blood,Sweat,Tears. Should be worth more than 20 seconds!!!!

4:14 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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They take more risks than the entire WWE male roster combined. #GiveDivasAChance

Bellas = Life ✨✨@BellasNattie4vrFollow

They take more risks than the entire WWE male roster combined. #GiveDivasAChance

3:57 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Support also came from WWE hall of famer, Mick Foley.

Glad to see #GiveDivasAChance is trending. I have long been a #DivasBeliever. #RAW

Mick Foley@realmickfoleyFollow

Glad to see #GiveDivasAChance is trending. I have long been a #DivasBeliever. #RAW

5:06 PM - 24 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

And former ECW and WWE commentator, Joey Styles.

Because all of you keep asking...#GiveDivasAChance :) @BellaTwins @EmmaWWE @RealPaigeWWE @NatbyNature @NaomiWWE @AliciaFoxy @RealSummerWWE

Joey Styles@JoeyStylesFollow

Because all of you keep asking...#GiveDivasAChance :)

@BellaTwins @EmmaWWE @RealPaigeWWE @NatbyNature @NaomiWWE @AliciaFoxy @RealSummerWWE

5:21 AM - 25 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

UPDATE: WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon has since Tweeted about the campaign.

We hear you. Keep watching. #GiveDivasAChance