“I Didn’t Want to Trend Over a Trash Bag” – Mickie James Details Recent Controversy With WWE

Published 05/09/2021, 9:27 AM EDT


WWE has a habit of clearing their roster after every WrestleMania. This could be due to budget cuts, the wrestler being unused, or simply WWE just not wanting them anymore. Whatever the case be, WWE, this year as well, released many Superstars from their roster. Mickie James was one of them.

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Mickie James on her “Trash Bag” incident

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On the May 7, 2021, episode of the ‘Oral Sessions with Renee Paquette’, Mickie James was invited over as a guest. They talked about various things which included the infamous “trash-bag” incident that happened with Mickie James.

Renee reminded Mickie that she was trending on Twitter because of the incident. To this, Mickie replied,

I was trending — oh man so many things that happened you know Renee. It’s been a whirlwind, like a real whirlwind, like in a weird space you know. Because at first, I was just like ‘oh okay, well I guess you know not, like that’s fine like whatever next chapter’ and you just kind of do it. But then like I mean I didn’t want to trend over a trash bag for god’s sakes you know.

“I kind of in that moment was like ‘oh they still do this like that’s kind of funny’. Like ‘oh on par’ for like in that moment you know. I don’t know it was like in a space of like you know when you feel you — first leave and you’re just like ‘oh that’s kind of it kind of sucks’ but there’s always like so many things. — I was just kind of like ‘ah I just wish for so many things’ and I get my stuff and it’s in the trash bag and I’m just like ‘oh it’s on par whatever’, yeah”

James revealed that she didn’t even feel like it was something that was malicious or anything of the sort. She said that it was thoughtless and “tone-deaf”.

Mickie’s “Trash-Bag” Tweet

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The Five-time WWE Women’s Champion was clearly embarrassed for trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons. She went on to clarify that she meant it sarcastically. She said that she is very sarcastic but lovingly and not hatefully. Mickie’s tweet read,

Mickie also showed her fans the trash bag with her stuff in it by attaching a picture of the bag along with her tweet.

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Aditya Pran Mahanta is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree. Being a sports fanatic, he has played at the state level badminton in his younger years but his love for WWE overtook all other passions. Being a decade-long wrestling fan, he relishes the older wrestlers and wishes that the newer generation had the same Edge. He is a passionate fan of Rey Mysterio for his high flying style, Edge for being The Ultimate Opportunist, and Razor Ramon because nobody messes with the Bad Guy!

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