Lana is no longer with WWE following the surprise release, but that’s not the end of her story. The former brilliant Russian is still under a non-compete clause, but she may soon find herself working elsewhere. She can only hope that a new company will book her a little better.
talking to TElk is Jericho, Lana was able to open up about her inconsistent WWE bowing out. She revealed a big angle with Chelsea Green and Mickie James was taped, but then she got a call saying that Vince McMahon decided to cut the whole thing. Then they had to go back and re-shoot things.
“Once Natty and I did a whole segment with Mickie James and he made his Chelsea debut [Green]. So Natty and I were at the performance center. I was managing Natty. It was the first time I was managing him, and Chelsea was supposed to debut with Mickey, and we did it all. We’ve done it all, we go home, I’m in bed, and we get a call from a writer saying they’re cutting it. Vince saw it and he went ‘No, cut the whole thing.’ And we had to go back to do another backstage film, that’s all. Chelsea did not debut. It was weird stuff all the time. “
There were rumors that WWE taped a segment with Mickie James and Chelsea Greene, and it looks like Lana has confirmed it. They were reportedly supposed to go with an obsessive fan angle, but he hit the cutting room floor. Green was then sadly released before returning to television.
We’ll have to see what happens next for Lana’s career, but she likely has many other stories about WWE’s inconsistent booking process.
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