Tonight at ‘Shield’s Last Chapter’, Dean Ambrose will be teaming with Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins to take on the trio of Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley in what is being billed as his final bout before he leaves the company.
— WWE (@WWE) April 21, 2019
However, WWE was still teasing even yesterday that Dean Ambrose would be staying with the company. WWE posted a video to their YouTube account entitled ‘Will Dean Ambrose’s Shield brothers convince him to stay?’
Ever since Dean Ambrose’s decision to leave WWE after WrestleMania 35 was announced by the company in a strange move back in January, fans have been questioning if it was legitimate or merely a work. However, teases like this certainly explain why fans believe that the former WWE Champion isn’t actually leaving the company.
Roman Reigns said in the video that the reality of the situation had finally set in:
“Yeah, I’m riding with him, so it really feels like it for me. The real life aspect is something that always weighs in heavy on me. It’s been awhile, I haven’t done a full loop in six months now, so, yeah, it feels like it’s getting there.”
He was then asked if he has tried to convince his good friend to re-sign his contract and stay with the company, and he had the following to say on the matter:
“Nah, nah, the jokes are over. I want him to be happy and it seems like he’s in a good place and is happy. That’s the key to life is just be happy. Different material, situations, and objects are going to come and go, but where your heart is and what makes you smile, I think, is the most important thing. Ultimately, that’s all we want for each other. We started out in this crazy world of taking over this mountain, and putting our flags in it, to being able to achieve all those things and now it’s back to the simple things. That’s just keeping a smile on our faces and making sure we’re happy. He’ll be fine.”
It remains to be seen if Dean Ambrose leaving WWE is a work, but with each day that goes by, it feels more likely that this is legitimate and the “Lunatic Fringe” is, in fact, leaving the company.
Thanks to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.
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