WWE fans were shaken to the core when a real-life situation crept its way backstage. Sasha Banks and Naomi, the company’s Women’s Tag Team Champions, walked out instead of carrying on with the planned direction for their characters.
Sean Sapp reported behind Fightful’s paywall that although WWE stripped Naomi and Sasha Banks of their titles, some didn’t want it to go down like that. The decision was eventually handed down to take their titles, but that doesn’t mean that a tournament to crown new champions is priority.
WWE cancelled all travel plans for Banks and Naomi just around the time when their suspensions were announced. The WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles were vacated, although Sapp reported that, “several in WWE didn’t want to vacate the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles, but it became clear pretty quickly that was the route that needed to be taken.”
The Boss and The Glow haven’t had much, if any, communication with the company. Ringside News exclusively reported that their names aren’t coming up in the writers’ room at all, but no official mandate was handed down.
Banks and Naomi are currently suspended and there doesn’t seem to be an end to that in sight. It is also not believed that WWE froze their contracts at this time if they’re not being paid.
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