Zelina Vega says that even though leaving WWE was the hardest decision she's ever made, she is forever grateful for the opportunity and has no ill-will toward anyone.
Shortly before SmackDown on Friday, November 13th, 2020, WWE announced Zelina Vega was being released from her contract. Shortly before that announcement, Vega tweeted that she supports unionization.
Appearing on her Twitch stream on the same night of her release, Vega would become overwhelmed by the support that she is receiving from her fan base and reiterate that she is so grateful for the time she spent in WWE and for WWE allowing her to live her dream.
“To them, too, for letting some 4-foot-nothing Puerto Rican girl from Queens on that kind of a stage to work with her heroes. It's an incredible blessing, one that I'm always going to be thankful for. I have nothing bad to say, I know some of you might have come for that, but I have nothing bad to say. Just thank you.”
She would also say that her favorite time in WWE was with NXT where she met her husband, Aleister Black, and thank Andrade for what he brought to their package and thank Triple H for the opportunity.
In regards to her starting an OnlyFans, She would say that there was no malicious intent and it was just meant to be a home for her cosplay.
“The OnlyFans thing, that was just something I did for my cosplay. There was nothing crazy behind it, there was nothing ever malicious behind it. It was more so just my cosplay stuff. I literally just had costumes on there and I didn’t wanna flood my Instagram with costumes, but it was still very proud of it.”
Overall, the tone of her outlook was very positive and she promised that she would not be giving up on wrestling but would focus primarily on Twitch for the foreseeable future.
Many of her peers in wrestling have reacted to her release. You can check that out at this link.
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