Mickie James Was 'Feeling Out' Producer Role Before WWE Release

Mickie James was released by WWE in April after not competing in a singles match since September 2020.

Though she wasn't on television, James was active behind the scenes in trying to help the girls.

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Speaking to Scott Fishman of TVInsider, James discussed where she was in her WWE career before receiving her release.

"I don’t know if I had a seat at the table. I was more in a position where I was able to sit in on some of those [creative] meetings and perhaps give my opinion — but it was very rare where I spoke up unless it was pertaining to me. I was feeling it out for a producer or agent role. I would honestly express my opinion to someone I loved and trusted, if it was something I felt like I should speak up about, but I was more in the learning phase of how it operates," she said.

Following her release, James revealed that she had pitched an all-female brand, but the idea was turned down.

James will put the spotlight on the women on Saturday at NWA EmPowerrr, serving as the executive producer for the all-women's show. You can view the current lineup for the event by clicking here.

Fightful will have coverage of NWA EmPowerrr beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, August 28.

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