WWE: Longtime WWE Employee Sue Aicthison Reportedly No Longer with WWE, Update on Tama Tonga’s Signing, Sheamus Return Set for April 15th RAW Show

Longtime WWE Employee & Warrior Award Recipient Sue Aitchison Reportedly Released from WWE

Longtime WWE employee Sue Aitchison reportedly was recently let go by WWE, according to PWInsider.

Mike Johnson reported that his sources stated that Aitchison was released from WWE on Friday and had been the longest tenured employee working in the company at the time of her release.

Johnson reported that no other details are currently known regarding the reason for Aitchison’s departure from the company.

Johnson also reported that the general reaction from longtime WWE employees over Aitchison’s release was one of shock and another sign of the company being the end of the old WWE era.

Prior to her departure, Aitchison had been working for WWE since 1986 and had been the Director of Community Relations. Aitchison was the recipient of WWE’s Warrior Award in 2019.

More on Tama Tonga’s Signing with WWE & Official Debut on Friday’s SmackDown Show

As noted before, Friday’s WWE SmackDown show in Detroit, Michigan featured former New Japan Pro Wrestling talent Tama Tonga making his official debut in WWE.

Fightful Select reported that their sources stated WWE officials had been working on plans for Tonga’s debut over the past few months.

It was reported that WWE officials are currently considering plans for Tonga to team up with Jacob Fatu once Fatu makes his official debut appearance in the company. The idea reportedly being meant as a callback to Tonga’s father Haku teaming with Fatu’s father The Tonga Kid as The Islanders tag team in the 1980s.

It was also reported that prior to his signing, WWE had been interested in Tonga since 2016 with a renewed interest in 2023 that was held up due to the unofficial hiring freeze over Vince McMahon forcing his way back into the company and sale of WWE to Endeavor.

In regards to interest from AEW, it was reported that it is currently not known if AEW had been interested in potentially signing Tonga but many within the company felt that it was a “forgone conclusion” that he would be going to WWE due to his extended family currently works there.

WWE Announces Sheamus’ Return for April 15th RAW Show

As noted before, Sheamus has been out of action for WWE since this past August due to a shoulder injury.

During Friday’s SmackDown show in Detroit, Michigan, WWE announced that Sheamus will be making his official return from injury at their April 15th RAW show in Montreal, Canada.