WWE have reportedly released Velveteen Dream from his WWE NXT contract. There is however, no offical word on details surrounding his departure.
Several NXT Talents were releaed this week. Jessamyn Duke, Vanessa Borne (Danielle Kamela), Skyler Story (Brandi Lauren Pawalek, Ava Storie), Ezra Judge (Ezekwesiri “EJ” Nduka Jr.), Alexander Wolfe (Axel Tischer), and Kavita Devi (Kavita Dalal) departed the promotion this week.
They were informed that they were moved on due to budget cuts. According to PWInsider, Velveteen Dream, has also been released today. However, it was not revealed if the former NXT North American Champion was asked to pack his bags due to budget cuts as well or due to the accusations levied against him in the past.
WWE have reportedly released Velveteen Dream from his WWE NXT contract
The report read:
“WWE NXT star Velveteen Dream was released today by the company, according to multiple sources. “
Velveteen Dream, whose real name is Patrick Clark, was discovered by WWE at age 19 as part of the Tough Enough reality show. While he did not win the show, he joined the WWE and went on to become the Prince-inspired Velveteen Dream.
After a series of amazing matches, he was awarded the NXT North American Championship. His reign lasted for a record 231 days before he dropped the title to Roderick Strong. The NXT Championship seemed like the next step. However, his momentum came to a crashing halt after allegations of indecent contact with minors on social media surfaced.
The WWE looked into the situation and claimed that they found no cause for action. However, fans did not let it go and continually voiced their displeasure towards the superstar still being part of the promotion. It seems the fans have now got what they asked for.
However, the WWE are yet to confirm the departure or the reason why.
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