WWE is short on star power, and they have no clue when they're getting some of it back.

Recent weeks have seen the returns of AJ Styles, Edge and Randy Orton to the program, but the loss of Becky Lynch, and several injuries that have sidelined many on the roster. As of right now, Roman Reigns is still sitting out over COVID-19 concerns that he attributes to the recent birth of his twins. Fightful Select learned that WWE aren't really sure when they're getting him back.

Fightful spoke to a source high up in WWE who told us that Roman Reigns "does not seem in any rush to return, and nobody here faults him for it." The person would note that right now no indication if or when a return could happen has been given, saying he could head back in two weeks, two months, or be out indefinitely. Reigns is not figured into plans creatively at this point.

Another person in WWE we spoke to said "Roman is going to make over a thousand dollars on Cameo every day, so even if they stopped paying him, it wouldn't matter." We've not been given any indication that Reigns has been pressured to return, and several high up in the company were not told as to why he was edited out of the Seth Rollins cash-in video package that aired recently. " I have no idea. I can see it as "yes (you should read more into it)" and I can see it as "the point was Rollins and Drew are on similar paths." I really don't know," one source said. Another said it was an "out of sight, out of mind," situation.

Fightful will work to keep you updated on this situation.

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