Former WWE women’s champion Paige finally opened up about her wellness policy violation and the reason is surprising. She and her boyfriend Alberto Del Rio were both suspended for 30 days due to a WWE wellness violation very recently. Del Rio spoke about his suspension, but until now Paige has remained silent. She finally updated her followers on Instagram today saying:
First, I’d like to thank all my fans for their love and support the last few weeks. Let me begin by saying that the rumors that I’m leaving WWE are completely false! I certainly look forward to returning back to action at some point, once my injury is treated and on a healthy return. Although I was disappointed by my suspension, I respect the WWE’s Wellness Policy. However, let me be clear that I was not suspended for failing a drug test, it was merely due to a procedural issue. I took the test, I passed it. I arranged said test to happen after I wasn’t at my home when Aegis contacted me. So I drove 200 miles to do it. Unfortunately I didn’t do it in time, according to Aegis. Once again, thank you for all the love and support.
If this is true then it sends a mixed signal to WWE performers about compliance. Paige complied by driving 200 miles but missed a small window of time so she was suspended? It is unclear how much she missed it by, but if it was only a few hours to a day it seems a bit harsh. What do you think? Should she have been suspended.