The WWE announced in a statement Friday that it had launched Zelina Vega from her contract.
“WWE has come to phrases on the discharge of Zelina Vega,” the assertion learn. “We want her all the very best in her future endeavors.”
In late October, Marc Middleton of Wrestling Inc. reported that the WWE was shutting down Twitch and Cameo accounts from its wrestlers. Vega was amongst a bunch that included AJ Styles, Paige, Reckoning, Aleister Black and Cesaro who commented on the standing of their channels being modified. This stems from WWE’s resolution to ban its expertise from utilizing third-celebration companies.
The transfer has drawn criticism from WWE expertise, together with from Vega. On her Twitch channel she shares with husband Aleister Black, the 2 informed followers that they likely wouldn’t be seeing activity from the account within the close to future.
“We do not know but it surely’s beginning to appear like, clearly that this may be the final one for some time,” Black stated. “We have not been informed something… however, like, it isn’t particular, it isn’t like that is the final closing stream ever.”
Vega added, “Although it might be. I would like you to be ready for that, too.”
The subject of the WWE’s third-celebration edict drew the eye of former Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who criticized the decision when it was revealed.
“A variety of it’s that wrestlers are afraid to talk out, and I’ve had wrestlers previous and current attain out to me and say that Vince has been getting away with exploitation of wrestlers calling them impartial contractors whereas controlling their actions for years and years,” Yang stated. “A variety of it’s simply that they’re a quasi-monopoly, and wrestlers concern that in the event that they do attempt to unionize or arrange in any manner that Vince would not like, that it’ll by no means work once more.”
Vega tweeted earlier on Friday her help for unionization: