While doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, JTG revealed that they were initially fired because Shad Gaspard messed around with the referee during a match. Management was livid about the incident, with then backstage agent Barry Windham yelling at them. Afterwards, John Cena started admonishing Cryme Tyme as well because he knew that it would ruin the push that they were receiving.
December 28, 2015
During his podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Shawn Michaels discussed the story about how he and Marty Jannetty were fired by WWE very early on in their career. He revealed that Vince McMahon had fired the Rockers because of stories that he had heard from others about how wildly they were partying. McMahon was under the belief that the two of them tore up a bar, but Michaels stated that it was simply a matter of a broken glass.
February 15, 2015