Update on Zelina Vega being released from WWE
Submitted by Aaron T-Bar Rift on 11/13/2020 at 08:30 PM

Mike Johnson of is reporting the following about Zelina Vega's release from WWE:

"Zelina Vega was fallout from last month's edict that talents drop their relationships with third party entities such as Twitch, Cameo, etc. in favor of World Wrestling Entertainment spearheading those relationships and fielding talents out as part of their contractual duties."

Johnson added that Vega was informed about her release in the late afternoon and there is a standard 90-day non-compete clause. Vega's tweet about supporting unionization was not the reason for her release but she was reportedly "extremely vocal" about wanting to keep her Twitch account.

According to, talent in both WWE and AEW were said to be surprised about the release. Alex McCarthy of noted the following:

Dave Meltzer of responded to a fan's comment about Vega's OnlyFans account being a factor in her release:

Former United States presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who has been outspoken about WWE's labeling of talent as independent contractors, reacted to a tweet about Vega:

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