Karrion Kross isn't one to mince words.
Former WWE stars Karrion Kross and partner Scarlett Bordeaux were released from WWE on November 4 due to 'budget cuts', a move that caught the pair by surprise.
"I was trying to make sure that I didn't come off salty about anything but yeah, I'm disappointed," Kross admitted when appearing on Oral Sessions with Renée Paquette. "But at the same time, I try to keep stuff in perspective about the experience I had, people I met and got to work with, the life I was afforded by working there, but at the same time, I can't bullshit people and pretend like the last couple months of my career there weren't really bizarre. I was relieved because this was not the best version of myself as a performer and my hands were tired. That's kind of part of the deal. I didn't really have any sort of sympathy for myself and I wasn't bitter about the whole thing. I was just disappointed and I was like, 'I would love to make this work,' but it was not working. I was ready to move on. I don't mean that to sound like an asshole, I was grateful."
Scarlett then spoke about her release, saying she believed she had so much more to show the WWE audience, especially as an in-ring performer.
"When it came down to being a wrestler, it was never about the money," said Scarlett. "We didn't want to have office 9-5 jobs. We got into this because we love being creative and performing. If it came down to it, we'd rather take less money and love our lives. We don't need that much. I wasn't relieved immediately, I was pissed because I felt there was still so much we had to do. I was ready to wrestle and show people all these things I could do. Then, I was excited because the last four months I was literally sitting at home, trying to pass the time and I wasn't even allowed to bump or train. I was ready to go and perform. The moment I was released, I was like, 'Great, I'm going to start to travel again and perform.'"
Both Scarlett and Kross have been busy in their post-WWE careers as Fightful Select first reported (and was confirmed by the pair themselves) Kross has landed a role in an upcoming action film, which Scarlett will also make an appearance in.
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