Bray Wyatt was released by WWE on July 31 to the shock of fans and WWE performers alike. Now, we know they were not the only ones taken aback.
Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men Podcast has reported on Twitter that networks are quite frustrated by the news. He reported that a network source told him that it is very disappointing and scary that top stars are being released.
On vacation so I’m a behind with stuff.
I’m hearing a lot of frustration from the networks regarding Bray release.
“Bray’s released is really disappointing and a little scary that top stars are being let go” – network source
You have to remember perception is everything
— Andrew Zarian (@AndrewZarian) August 2, 2021
A number of current and former WWE stars have also voiced their feelings about Wyatt’s release. You can read more about that here.
Bray Wyatt had not been on television since the Raw after WrestleMania. His ‘Fiend’ character has largely been transitioned onto Alexa Bliss, a move that received criticism from former WWE star Mickie James.
We will continue to provide updates on Bray Wyatt’s release and the reaction to it as more information becomes available.