Vince McMahon Personally Calls Hall Of Famer To Tell Him He Is Being Let Go

Vince McMahon Personally Calls Hall Of Famer To Tell Him He Is Being Let Go

Earlier today, Gerald Brisco took to Twitter to share the news that on Wednesday evening, he receiving a call from Vince McMahon telling him he was no longer needed and was being let go. He had been furloughed back in April due to budgetary cuts from his role as a talent scout, with collegiate wrestlers his specialty.

Ok, want to get this out the right way. Last night I received a call from @wwe Chairman Of The board @VinceMcMahon to let me know after 36 years of dedication to @wwe i an no longer needed. I’m ok withthis. I will still be around to help talent. More info will follow. Thanks Gerald Brisco
I appreciate all the well wishes I would also like to add that I need a little space so everyone asking for an interview at this time I need to step back take a deep breath just remember I have no anger just emotions at this time Gerald Brisco

Gerald Brisco had been with WWE since 1984 after selling his shares in Georgia Championship Wrestling to Vince McMahon. After a short run challenging for the WWF World Tag Team Championships with his elder brother Jack he retired in 1985 to work in the office and as a road agent. He is credited with discovering Brock Lesnar and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 alongside his brother in 2008.

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