“Management Is Heartless and Soulless”: Fans Heartbroken as a Loyal and True Professional Leaves WWE After 25+ Years of Service

Published 01/18/2023, 8:00 AM EST

Among the multiple shocking incidents going on in WWE after the return of Vince McMahon, now one more addition is made to the list. A long-time official of the company, Adam Hopkins, who served as WWE’s Vice President of Communications, has recently been let go by the company. The entire WWE Universe is shocked by this announcement and feels pity for the promotion. This wasn’t the first time, in early 2020, dozen of firings happened in the roster.

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Hopkins served in WWE for over 25 years with his magnificent skills in communications. However, he has also worked in different roles, but his incredible skills helped the company to be the talk-of-the-town using the media.

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Adam has been the point of contact with outside media companies to set up interviews. Working for such a long period makes it evident that the man behind WWE’s communications dedicated his life to the company. 

Fans criticized the company for Hopkins’ release

Once everyone received the sad news of another WWE official’s layoff from the company, people took to the internet to share their experience with Hopkins. A majority of them, who even once interacted with him, mentioned Hop as a true professional and a great human being. 

Others also criticized the promotion for taking such a harsh decision that will eventually leave WWE in a disastrous situation. 

Some also hinted at this release of Adam as the start of layoffs from the company after Mr. McMahon’s return. 

People believe this decision of WWE is their own loss. However, they are looking forward to seeing where Hop lands next.

Series of layoffs in WWE since Vince McMahon joined

Another distressing news coming from Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, informs about other releases from the company, apart from Hopkins’. They confirmed PWInsider’s report that VP of communications Stefanie Fiondella was let go by WWE last week. Another one is the Senior VP of Communications Matt Altman, who has been transferred to a different department. 

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After Sapp disclosed this piece of news, people started indicating McMahon for all the volatility going on in the promotion. Everyone is scared for their job and it’s just been over a week since McMahon arrived as the Executive Chairman. 

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What will happen next? Do you have any idea? Let us discuss it in the comments.

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Aditi Malhotra

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Aditi is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, she has sound experience in news writing and digital marketing. She is an enthusiastic writer and an aspirational director as well.

Edited By: Ajinkya Aswale

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