Mike and Maria Kanellis were among the many released by WWE on April 15th, which was the biggest mass exodus in the company’s history. She certainly remembers how she and her husband were fired from the company and how they were treated.
Maria Kanellis recently spoke to Shakiel Mahjouri of Cageside Seats, where she talked about the circumstances that ultimately led to her departure from WWE. She claimed that WWE was aware that she was going to have another child when she and Mike signed new contracts.
“We signed our contracts, found out I was pregnant two weeks later. So while we were negotiating we were trying to get pregnant. They signed us anyways. OK, not my fault. From there, I started getting direct messages from different news outlets. ‘Oh, did you not tell them blah blah, blah.’ Those rumors are coming directly from WWE and they are just trying to make us look bad so that when they release us they can feel better about it? But we give them every opportunity to restructure my contract or not pay me as much. They came with more money. That’s not my fault. And so those are the facts,” said Maria Kanellis.