Several wrestlers and producers address being cut by WWE

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Kurt Angle, Curt Hawkins, Lio Rush, Lance Storm, and Shane Helms released the following comments via their Twitter pages after being released from their WWE contracts on Wednesday.

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Readers Comments (2)

  1. So, McMahon and his shareholders can continue to be filthy rich and him and his crew can file for Bankruptcy protection for the XFL blunder that shouldn’t have happened in the first place, yet these people that have worked their asses off get canned. Right.

    • Write This Way April 15, 2020 @ 3:36 pm

      They’re almost all on 90 day releases, so they should be getting paid during that time. There’s also unemployment benefits that have been extended to people who are independent contractors.

      It’s never good for things like this to happen, but at least the fallout shouldn’t be as bad as it would have been even during the 08 recession.

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