It has now been reported that Paul Heyman has been pulled from the weekly WWE Talking Smack show permanently.
The latest episode of Talking Smack was hosted by Kayla Braxton and Pat McAfee. A new report has revealed that Paul Heyman’s absence was not a one-off.
As per the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Heyman will be leaving the Talking Smack panel permanently. No real reason was given for the change past it being a company decision.
This is bad news for fans who enjoyed watching Heyman interact with WWE talent on the unique show. Heyman has contributed greatly to Talking Smack since its revival, having memorable segments with Sami Zayn, Big E, and many others.
Heyman recently fuelled speculation surrounding a Brock Lesnar return, changing his Facebook profile picture to an image of The Beast. You can check out the latest on talks between Lesnar and WWE here.
Another star reportedly set to return to WWE soon is John Cena. Following the announcement that Cena will be shooting a film in August, an update has emerged regarding the reported SummerSlam main event, Cena vs Roman Reigns.