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 a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, the Prime Time Players revealed that they were quite upset with management when WWE forced them to split up as a tag team. They were bothered by it because there was no rhyme or reason behind the move. The split was not being done to give either guy a singles push. It was done just for the sake of doing it, which did not sit well with the duo.
September 4, 2015