By Joshua Waddles
25 June 2021
Kenice Mobley, a stand-up comedian recently hired as a writer for WWE’s RAW brand, has been release following a podcast appearance in which she admitted she had almost no knowledge of professional wrestling.
Appearing on the Asian Not Asian Podcast on June 6, Mobley told the host that she never watched wrestling as a child.
“I don’t know enough about it,” said Mobley. “I truly- I have not started yet, so I don’t know enough about it. And if they hear this I’m really hoping that they don’t, like, revoke my offer. But I truly know next to nothing about it. I’m having some people over tomorrow to watch it… to watch some wrestling.”
Mobley added that she would be writing lines for the wrestlers on the RAW brand. “…and the people I know that are on it are Bobby- his name is either Bobby Ashley or Bobby Lashley and I really should know that. He’s like this giant black guy and he and the people who are part of his crew… or at least as of last year, they called themselves The Hurt Business.”
Mobley made her social media accounts private after clips and excerpts from the podcast went viral, resulting in fan outrage.
Frightful broke the news on June 25 that Mobley has been released after less than one month with WWE. The editor said in a tweet that fan reaction seemed to have nothing to do with the decision. Kenice Mobley, as a writer, director and stand-up comedian, has been featured on StandUp NBC, Vice, The Tonight Show and the 2020 BET Awards. She hosts the Love About Town podcast.