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* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he had performed a stiff seated senton on [[Wrestling/KevinNash Diesel]] during their WWF Championship match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' 1995 that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly and it took Diesel himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem [[FromBadToWorse would turn even worse]] later on when Mabel had infamously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers had waited for Undertaker to recover so that he could then go on to feud with and win a revenge Casket match against Mabel at ''In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings'', with Mabel's contract being terminated not too long after that in early 1996, though Mabel himself would make his return to the WWF two years later.

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* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he had performed a stiff seated senton on [[Wrestling/KevinNash Diesel]] during their WWF Championship match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' 1995 that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly and it took Diesel himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem [[FromBadToWorse would turn even worse]] later on in the year when Mabel had infamously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers had waited for Undertaker to recover so that he could then go on to feud with and win a revenge Casket match against Mabel at ''In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings'', with Mabel's contract being terminated not too long after that in early 1996, though Mabel himself would make his return to the WWF two years later.



* Cathy Dingman's short lived tenure in WWE as "Barbara 'B.B.' Bush" was short lived because she was discovered having an affair with the married Wrestling/BobHolly in 1999.
* Wrestling/MarkHenry was sent to Stampede Wrestling to "learn discipline" after he threatened to beat up Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, who had been stealing his crutches as a prank while Henry had an injured ankle. Similar incidents through the 2000s where Henry lashed back at mobbing got him sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling too.
* Wrestling/EddieGuerrero was arrested for DUI in 2001 and released by WWE; five months passed before he returned to WWE. Having dealt with many of his personal demons in that period, Eddie returned to enjoy the greatest success of his career (up until his unexpected death in 2005).

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* Cathy Dingman's short lived tenure in the WWE as "Barbara 'B.B.' Bush" was short lived because she was discovered having an affair with the married Wrestling/BobHolly in 1999.
* Wrestling/MarkHenry was sent to Stampede Wrestling in order to "learn discipline" after he threatened to beat up Wrestling/ShawnMichaels, who had been stealing his crutches as a prank while Henry had an injured ankle. Similar incidents through the 2000s where Henry lashed back at mobbing got him sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling too.
* Wrestling/EddieGuerrero was arrested for DUI in 2001 and released by the WWE; five months passed before he returned to WWE.the company. Having dealt with many of his personal demons in that period, Eddie returned to enjoy the greatest success of his career (up until his unexpected death in 2005).



* In August 2010, Wrestling/TarynTerrell (a.k.a. former WWE Diva Tiffany) was fired after getting arrested for assaulting her then husband Wrestling/DrewMcIntyre. She was initially just suspended, and then released towards the end of the year.

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* In August 2010, Wrestling/TarynTerrell (a.k.a. former WWE Diva Tiffany) was fired after getting arrested for assaulting her then husband then-husband Wrestling/DrewMcIntyre. She was initially just suspended, suspended and then released towards the end of the year.



* Subverted with NXT Diva {{Wrestling/Aliyah}}. Old tweets using racial slurs were uncovered on her account. However WWE issued a statement that the tweets had been made by someone else using her account - not to mention being made when she was only seventeen - and she remained under contract. As this happened shortly after Jessicka Havok's and Zahra Schreiber's incidents, WWE management quickly realised that fans were intentionally going back through women wrestler's social media to uncover incriminating things to get them fired - and put out a statement telling them to stop doing it.

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* Subverted with NXT Diva {{Wrestling/Aliyah}}. Old tweets using racial slurs were uncovered on her account. However However, WWE issued a statement that the tweets had been made by someone else using her account - not to mention being made when she was only seventeen - and she remained under contract. As this happened shortly after the previous incidents involving Jessicka Havok's Havok and Zahra Schreiber's incidents, Schreiber, WWE management quickly realised realized that fans were intentionally going back through women wrestler's social media to uncover incriminating things to get them fired - and put out a statement telling them to stop doing it.


* In August 2010, Wrestling/TarynTerrell (a.k.a. former WWE Diva Tiffany) was fired after getting arrested for assaulting her then husband Wrestling/DrewMcIntyre.

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* In August 2010, Wrestling/TarynTerrell (a.k.a. former WWE Diva Tiffany) was fired after getting arrested for assaulting her then husband Wrestling/DrewMcIntyre. She was initially just suspended, and then released towards the end of the year.



* Subverted with NXT Diva {{Wrestling/Aliyah}}. Old tweets using racial slurs were uncovered on her account. However WWE issued a statement that the tweets had been made by someone else using her account - not to mention being made when she was only seventeen - and she remained under contract.

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* Subverted with NXT Diva {{Wrestling/Aliyah}}. Old tweets using racial slurs were uncovered on her account. However WWE issued a statement that the tweets had been made by someone else using her account - not to mention being made when she was only seventeen - and she remained under contract. As this happened shortly after Jessicka Havok's and Zahra Schreiber's incidents, WWE management quickly realised that fans were intentionally going back through women wrestler's social media to uncover incriminating things to get them fired - and put out a statement telling them to stop doing it.


* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he performed a stiff seated senton on [[Wrestling/KevinNash Diesel]] during their WWF Championship match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' 1995 that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly and it took Diesel himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem [[FromBadToWorse would turn even worse]] later on when Mabel had infamously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers had waited for Undertaker to recover so that he could then go on to feud with and win a revenge Casket match against Mabel at ''In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings'', with Mabel's contract being terminated not too long after that in early 1996. He did return to the WWF two years later though.
* During the [[TurnOfTheMillennium 2000s]], Viscera would be fired once again, rumoredly, for doing a number while high on cocaine. Apparently, Wrestling/ShawnMichaels reported the execs that he had just seen Big Vis doing the longest line of coke he had seen in his life (which means it had to be a freaking long line), and the latter couldn't even deny it due to his state of mind. Again, he would be rehired some years later.

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* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he had performed a stiff seated senton on [[Wrestling/KevinNash Diesel]] during their WWF Championship match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' 1995 that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly and it took Diesel himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem [[FromBadToWorse would turn even worse]] later on when Mabel had infamously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers had waited for Undertaker to recover so that he could then go on to feud with and win a revenge Casket match against Mabel at ''In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings'', with Mabel's contract being terminated not too long after that in early 1996. He did 1996, though Mabel himself would make his return to the WWF two years later though.
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* During the [[TurnOfTheMillennium 2000s]], Viscera would be fired once again, rumoredly, for doing a number while high on cocaine. Apparently, Wrestling/ShawnMichaels had reported to the execs that he had just seen Big Vis doing the longest line of coke he had seen in his life (which means it had to be a freaking long line), line) and the latter couldn't even deny it due to his own state of mind. Again, he Viscera would be rehired some years later.


* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he performed a stiff seated senton on Wrestling/KevinNash that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly, and it took Nash himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem would turn even worse later when then Mabel famously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers waited for Undertaker to recover to win a revenge match and then terminated Mabel's contract. He did return to the WWF two years later, though.

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* The late Nelson Frazier Jr., known by his [[IHaveManyNames various ring names]] King Mabel, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, was DemotedToExtra by the bookers in 1995 when he performed a stiff seated senton on Wrestling/KevinNash [[Wrestling/KevinNash Diesel]] during their WWF Championship match at ''Wrestling/{{SummerSlam}}'' 1995 that gravely injured the latter. Mabel was already known as an unsafe worker who refused to perform his most dangerous moves properly, properly and it took Nash Diesel himself to convince the management not to fire him. However, the problem [[FromBadToWorse would turn even worse worse]] later on when then Mabel famously had infamously injured Wrestling/TheUndertaker with a similarly stiff leg drop to the face. The bookers had waited for Undertaker to recover so that he could then go on to feud with and win a revenge Casket match and then terminated against Mabel at ''In Your House 5: Seasons Beatings'', with Mabel's contract. contract being terminated not too long after that in early 1996. He did return to the WWF two years later, later though.


* Sexy Star found herself blacklisted from several wrestling promotions in 2017 after an incident where she applied a legitimate armbar submission to Wrestling/{{Rosemary}} at the end of a match - with the apparent intention of hurting her. At the time she held AAA's Reina de Reinas title belt and was immediately stripped of it. A statement where she refused to apologize and was accused of UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming didn't help matters either. She's since hung up her mask and started appearing in small time promotions as "Sexy Dulce", but another incident where she started a fight with an opponent mid match[[note]]video of the incident shows it to start with a slightly stiff kick from the opponent, but eye witness accounts call this a receipt for Dulce's earlier roughness in the same match[[/note]] have made sure all the major promotions still won't go near her with a 40 foot pole.

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* Sexy Star found herself was blacklisted from several wrestling promotions in 2017 after an incident AAA's ''Triplemania [=XXV=]'', where she applied a legitimate armbar submission to intentionally injured Wrestling/{{Rosemary}} at the end of a match - with the apparent intention of hurting her. At the time she held AAA's Reina de Reinas title belt and a legitimate armbar hold. She was immediately stripped of it. A statement where she the AAA Reina de Reinas belt, but refused to apologize and was accused of UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming didn't help matters either. She's since even blamed Rosemary for the incident. While Sexy has hung up her mask and started appearing showed up in small time small-time promotions as "Sexy Dulce", but another incident where under a new alias, she started still managed to start a shoot fight with an opponent mid match[[note]]video mid-match[[note]]video of the incident shows it to start with a slightly stiff kick from the opponent, but eye witness accounts call this a receipt for Dulce's earlier roughness in the same match[[/note]] have made sure all the match[[/note]], so no major promotions still won't will go near her with a 40 foot pole.her.


* Jordan Myles was involved in a controversy with the WWE when they released a T-shirt for him that resembled blackface. Naturally he took offence to this, accusing the company of being racist. He lost any support from people who agreed with him when he took shots at Ring of Honor and went as far as to call Wrestling/JayLethal an "Uncle Tom". Wrestling/BookerT called him out for his aggressive comments. A month later, Myles quit the WWE after posting a profanity filled rant video saying he wouldn't "work for racists" and says Jordan Myles is his "slave name". Needless to say, neither the WWE or Ring of Honor will be in any hurry to invite him back any time soon. It would seem that no American promotion wants to work with him, hence why he's currently wrestling in Japan.

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* Jordan Myles (better known as ACH in Wrestling/RingOfHonor and the indys) was involved in a controversy with the WWE when they released a T-shirt for him that resembled blackface. [[note]] Said shirt featured his name, with a pair of [[Music/TheRollingStones Rolling Stones-esque lips]] in between them on a plain black background. [[/note]] Naturally he took offence to this, accusing the company of being racist. He lost any support from people who agreed with him when he took shots at Ring of Honor and went as far as to call Wrestling/JayLethal an "Uncle Tom". Wrestling/BookerT called him out for his aggressive comments. A month later, Myles quit the WWE after posting a profanity filled rant video saying he wouldn't "work for racists" and says Jordan Myles is his "slave name". Needless to say, neither the WWE or Ring of Honor will be in any hurry to invite him back any time soon. It would seem that no American promotion wants to work with him, hence why he's currently wrestling in Japan.

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* Happened to Eli Drake twice; In 2014, he was let go from NXT (using the ring name "Slate Randall") after only a few months when he stood up to then head coach Wrestling/BillDemott over his abuse of trainees. After that, he went to Wrestling/ImpactWrestling and enjoyed success there, until he was released in 2019 for refusing to wrestle Wrestling/TessaBlanchard and decrying the idea of intergender wrestling in general. Neither of these instances hurt his career much though, as he would later go on to perform for [[Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance NWA]] and, as of 2021, returned to NXT. [[note]] And seeing as how [=DeMott=] resigned as trainer several years ago and was replaced by the more benevolent Wrestling/MattBloom, hopefully history won't repeat itself. [[/note]]


* Steve Cutler of The Forgotten Sons was let go by WWE after testing positive for COVID-19 he likely got from attending a New Year's Party held by Matt Cardona (fka Wrestling/ZackRyder) and Chelsea Green. While superstars testing positive isn't anything new (Wrestling/DrewMcintyre tested positive while he was WWE Champion) the fact that he didn't immediately disclose his diagnosis and put a lot of other wrestlers in immediate danger was what put him in hot water with the company.

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* Steve Cutler of The Forgotten Sons was let go by WWE after testing positive for COVID-19 he likely got from attending a New Year's Party held by Matt Cardona (fka (aka Wrestling/ZackRyder) and Chelsea Green. While superstars testing positive isn't anything new (Wrestling/DrewMcintyre tested positive while he was WWE Champion) Champion), the fact that he didn't immediately disclose his diagnosis and put a lot of other wrestlers in immediate danger was what put him in hot water with the company.



* A large amount of accusations of sexual abuse, abusive relationships, and physical assault thinly disguised as wrestling training came out in June 2020 in what became known as the "Speaking Out" movement. Notable cases included El Ligero, Wrestling/JackGallagher and Wrestling/TravisBanks being fired and {{unperson}}ed by WWE, and David Starr deleting all his social media and effectively retiring after admitting to rape.

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* A large amount of accusations of sexual abuse, abusive relationships, and physical assault thinly disguised as wrestling training came out in June 2020 in what became known as the "Speaking Out" movement. Notable cases included El Ligero, Wrestling/JackGallagher Jack Gallagher and Wrestling/TravisBanks being fired and {{unperson}}ed by WWE, and David Starr deleting all his social media and effectively retiring after admitting to rape.



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* Steve Cutler of The Forgotten Sons was let go by WWE after testing positive for COVID-19 he likely got from attending a New Year's Party held by Matt Cardona (fka Wrestling/ZackRyder) and Chelsea Green. While superstars testing positive isn't anything new (Wrestling/DrewMcintyre tested positive while he was WWE Champion) the fact that he didn't immediately disclose his diagnosis and put a lot of other wrestlers in immediate danger was what put him in hot water with the company.


* Yoshiko was suspended indefinitely from Wonder Ring STARDOM for going into business for herself and attacking Act Yasukawa for real during their Feb. 22, 2015 match, beating Yasukawa to a bloody pulp, breaking her nose, cheek and orbital bone around her surgically repaired eye, forcing her to retire from the in-ring action shortly thereafter. The incident's effects weren't as fulminant as expected, though: Yasukawa made a brief return to help STARDOM's first USA tour and [[PassingTheTorch pass the the torch]] to Kairi Hojo, while Yoshiko was admitted in Nanae Takahashi's promotion shortly after and also had a brief UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts career capitalizing on her reputation.

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* Yoshiko was suspended indefinitely from Wonder Ring STARDOM Wrestling/WorldWonderRingSTARDOM for going into business for herself and attacking Act Yasukawa for real during their Feb. 22, 2015 match, beating Yasukawa to a bloody pulp, breaking her nose, cheek and orbital bone around her surgically repaired eye, forcing her to retire from the in-ring action shortly thereafter. The incident's effects weren't as fulminant as expected, though: Yasukawa made a brief return to help STARDOM's first USA tour and [[PassingTheTorch pass the the torch]] to Kairi Hojo, while Yoshiko was admitted in Nanae Takahashi's [=SEAdLINNNG=] promotion shortly after and also had a brief UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts career capitalizing on her reputation.


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* In April of 2017 [[Wrestling/BlackRose La Rosa Negra]] lost her spot in World Wonder Ring STARDOM's annual ''Cinderella Tournament'', and STARDOM altogether, for getting into a fight in an apartment with Wrestling/TessaBlanchard.


* [[Wrestling/EvanBourne Matt Sydal]] was busted entering Japan with marijuana stashed in his luggage in Mid 2016, Japan's strict drug laws caused NJPW to break ties with him immediately, which was a blow to them as Sydal was a third of the NEVER Openweight Six man TagTeam Champions alongside Wrestling/SatoshiKojima and Ricochet, forcing them to vacate the belts. The team eventually reformed and won the titles back with Sydal's place being taken by David Finlay Jr (son of Irish 90's WCW mainstay David "Fit" Finlay). After he was charged with possession on September 29th of 2016, Sydal very publicly announced he was done with NJPW.


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* [[Wrestling/EvanBourne Matt Sydal]] was busted entering Japan with marijuana stashed in his luggage in Mid 2016, Japan's strict drug laws caused NJPW to break ties with him immediately, which was a blow to them as Sydal was a third of the NEVER Openweight Six man TagTeam Champions alongside Wrestling/SatoshiKojima and Ricochet, forcing them to vacate the belts. The team eventually reformed and won the titles back with Sydal's place being taken by David Finlay Jr (son of Irish 90's WCW mainstay David "Fit" Finlay). After he was charged with possession on September 29th of 2016, Sydal very publicly announced he was done with NJPW.



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* Jordan Myles was involved in a controversy with the WWE when they released a T-shirt for him that resembled blackface. Naturally he took offence to this, accusing the company of being racist. He lost any support from people who agreed with him when he took shots at Ring of Honor and went as far as to call Wrestling/JayLethal an "Uncle Tom". Wrestling/BookerT called him out for his aggressive comments. A month later, Myles quit the WWE after posting a profanity filled rant video saying he wouldn't "work for racists" and says Jordan Myles is his "slave name". Needless to say, neither the WWE or Ring of Honor will be in any hurry to invite him back any time soon. It would seem that no American promotion wants to work with him, hence why he's currently wrestling in Japan.


* Lars Sullivan was an up-and-coming star on ''[[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} NXT]]'', with WWE's upper management reportedly loving him and getting ready to give him a star push once he joined the main event roster in 2019. Those plans were largely scuttled soon after his ''[[Wrestling/WWERaw Raw]]'' debut when his past activity on a bodybuilding forum was discovered, with his posts being full of racist, sexist and homophobic remarks. While he was allowed to stay with WWE, he was fined and forced to attend sensitivity training along with having his role on television be significantly diminished, which wasn't helped by a severe knee injury in June that kept him away from wrestling for over a year. He was ultimately released from the company in January 2021.

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* Lars Sullivan was an up-and-coming star on ''[[Wrestling/{{WWENXT}} NXT]]'', with WWE's upper management reportedly loving him and getting ready to give him a star push once he joined the main event roster in 2019. Those plans were largely scuttled soon after his ''[[Wrestling/WWERaw Raw]]'' debut when his past activity on a bodybuilding forum was discovered, with his posts being full of racist, sexist and homophobic remarks. While he was allowed to stay with WWE, he was fined and forced to attend sensitivity training along with having his role on television be significantly diminished, which wasn't helped by a severe knee injury in June that kept him away from wrestling for over a year. He was ultimately decided to quit wrestling due to his severe anxiety issues, and was released from the company WWE in January 2021.


* After the [=#SpeakingOut=] movement reached America, Wrestling/JoeyRyan, Dave Crist and Wrestling/MichaelElgin were all fired by Wrestling/ImpactWrestling due to sexual assault accusations. Ryan also closed down his own wrestling promotion Bar Wrestling, and Dave Crist's brother Jake publicly distanced himself from Dave by breaking the partnership between their wrestling schools.
* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} as an entire company was closed down in the same wave of accusations after several main wrestlers were called out, and most of the wrestlers walked out in protest of Wrestling/MikeQuackenbush's handling of events.

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* After the [=#SpeakingOut=] movement reached America, Wrestling/JoeyRyan, Dave Crist and Wrestling/MichaelElgin Michael Elgin were all fired by Wrestling/ImpactWrestling due to sexual assault accusations. Ryan also closed down his own wrestling promotion Bar Wrestling, and Dave Crist's brother Jake publicly distanced himself from Dave by breaking the partnership between their wrestling schools.
* Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} as an entire company was closed down in the same wave of accusations after several main wrestlers were called out, and most of the wrestlers walked out in protest of Wrestling/MikeQuackenbush's Mike Quackenbush's handling of events.

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