What WWE reportedly told staff about Stephanie McMahon’s leave of absence

As previously noted, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon announced that she will be taking a leave of absence from the “majority” of her WWE responsibilities.

According to Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com, WWE held an “all hands on deck” meeting on Thursday with staff members. Johnson wrote the following…

“In regard to Stephanie McMahon, it was stated that she ‘needed time’ after everything her family had been through over the last year (obviously, the Paul Levesque health issues) and that there would be a few future hires to help fill her roles but those won’t be happening for a few weeks.”

Johnson also stated that nobody he has spoken to within WWE believes that Stephanie will be returning from her hiatus anytime soon.