New information from Dave Meltzer would seem to indicate that Bray Wyatt’s release was a last minute decision. According to Meltzer, Wyatt (real name Windham Lawrence Rotunda) was booked to return in August, yet was released the last day of July. Meltzer said the reason given by WWE officials was budget cuts.
In a shocking move, WWE announced on its Twitter account today that the company has come to terms with the release of Bray Wyatt. Wyatt has not appeared on TV since his match against Randy Orton at WrestleMania 37. His long absence has sparked theories that he might have been taking a sabbatical to grieve for his close friend and former faction partner, John Huber, also known as Luke Harper or Brodie Lee in AEW.
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.
Black’s brief appearance was merely a taste for the fans awaiting his return, and he gave fans another taste early May 24. Posting at 1:14 a.m., Black posted an image from a photoshoot of himself wearing a long, hooded coat and a skull-shaped mask with deer antlers
But the WWE raised a lot of eyebrows with the lumberjack match at WWE Backlash featuring Damian Priest and The Miz. During this match, in order to promote the new Army of the Dead movie starring Dave Bautista, the WWE brought out people dressed as zombies to act as the lumberjacks while the display screens, which usually show the virtual crowd, displayed a post-apocalyptic landscape.
According to a petition Deville filed, Thomas cut a hole in the patio door at the home Deville owns and waited four hours before breaking in. The alarm woke Deville
Social media can be a cruel place for wrestlers. While normal trolls on Twitter have no problem at all inciting the angry reaction they seek, the destruction of kayfabe has left heels struggling to generate the boos and negative feedback they need in order to make viewers root for the good guy during matches.
WWE superstar Paige (real name Saraya-Jade Bevis) trolled fans Thursday with an image filter that appeared to mutate her face. Posting on Twitter, Saraya made no comment other than to link her Twitch channel while she posted the image. The majority of her followers knew immediately she’d used a filter to manipulate the image, but the disturbingly realistic filter did manage to convince several followers that she’d either had a botched plastic surgery or gone overboard with the Botox.
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