On April 15, WWE released a total of ten names from the company, with more possibly coming in the near future. That is quite the shakeup in the company and will open the doors of several promotions who could be picking up some fresh talent. There were some releases which were not the biggest surprises, but one stuck out above the rest. It seems that one person backstage might have had something to do with the release.
According to Fightful Select, Billie Kay’s WWE release came as a surprise to the locker room, where she was popular with the rest of the roster. Kay had also just wrestled at WrestleMania 37 only a few days before. It is also said that WWE executive Kevin Dunn did not “get” Kay and saw a ceiling for her in WWE, though it is not clear if this had anything to do with her release.
Since her split with Peyton Royce to break up the IIconics, Kay has bounced around in an attempt to find a new tag team partner. This has included presenting potential partners with her resume, which featured a head shot and several different skills, many of which were at least slightly embellished. Kay teamed with Carmella at WrestleMania 37 night one in a Tag Team Turmoil match for a Women’s Tag Team Title shot on night two.
Kay had been on a roll. Check out what she was doing in recent weeks: