The wrestling world is sharing its thoughts on WWE's firing of Mark Carrano.
On April 15, ten Superstars were released by WWE, including Mickie James. Today, the former Women's Champion posted images online of her belongings being sent back to her in a trash bag. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon would get online later to apologize and announce that the person responsible had been released.
In an update to our earlier post, several names within WWE have reached out to identify Mark Carrano as being the point of blame in the trash bag incidents to released talent. All of those who made contact with Fightful on the record say that they've also heard that he's been let go from the company. Carrano's role was already largely taken over by Johnny Ace, who made the calls to release talent last week, and also made calls to apologize to talent this evening. Ace stated to some of those talent that Carrano was responsible for the trash bag mishaps, and that "it had been taken care of" without explicitly stating Carrano had been fired at the time. We're told that it is very possible that Carrano being "out of WWE" means he could go without an official firing, but without having real duties.
WWE sources had also made contact with Fightful to express remorse about the trash bag incidents, calling them "embarrassing" and saying they should have never happened. It was reiterated that they wanted to take care of it as quickly as possible.
We've reached out to WWE officially for comment or confirmation, but haven't heard back.
Carrano appeared on several episodes of Total Divas, dramatizing his role in talent relations.
CM Punk, Gail Kim, and others have since shared their thoughts on the former Head of Talent Relations.
I know the WWE trolls are going to come for me, but Mark was not a good human being. I don’t think he should necessarily get blamed for this incident but I hope this karma makes him realize and wake up. Be a nice human and maybe things will change for you @TheHeaterMC https://t.co/MEIiB3Q0k4— Gail Kim-Irvine (@gailkimITSME) April 23, 2021
Apparently I blamed the wrong person for my trash bag of ring gear over 10 years ago ----.. she’s not with the company anymore ----— Jillian Hall (@Jillianhall1) April 23, 2021
I was constantly harassed by him about losing my job and I just stayed quite. https://t.co/e6dnk5u83y— nodaysoff FRED ROSSER III (@realfredrosser) April 23, 2021
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