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WWE definitely fired Jimmy Jacobs for posting that pic with Bullet Club, and he’s ‘a-okay’ with that

Recently released WWE writer Jimmy Jacobs already has his first independent booking lined up - Beyond Wrestling’s Nov. 12 show in Somerville, Massachusetts - and this Sunday, his first interview since being let go by Vince McMahon’s company will hit the web.

The preview clip of his appearance on The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling makes it very clear that Jacobs was fired because of his taking and posting a photo with The Bullet Club outside of Raw on Sept. 25.

Jacobs also isn’t surprised, nor does he sound particularly upset, about what went down:

“No mistake was made.

I am a-okay with the way that everything went down.

It [the photo] was given to me as THE reason [he was fired]. I’ve read the couple reports a couple of places saying there were things leading up to it or this was the straw that broke the camel’s back... if it was, I’m not aware of any of that. You know, it’s certainly possible - who knows? But this was... yeah... it was because of the picture. For sure.”

Before these remarks, which you can listen to yourself in the video embedded above, Jacobs says something along the lines of “it’s not something I’m gonna get into”, so this might be the extent of his comments on this subject during the interview. We’ll have to listen to The LAW to find out!

If this is all he says, we won’t know if that’s because of some exit agreement Jacobs has with WWE, or because leaving questions hanging out there will keep interest in him and WWE’s beef with The Young Bucks, Cody Rhodes and the rest of the current Bullet Club line-up alive - interest that is good for his business.

“No mistakes were made” is also a vague statement which certainly could be interpreted to line up with the theory - espoused by Chris Jericho, among others - that Jacobs knew posting the picture would lead to his firing, and he did it to get out of WWE.

Another issue is... where does this fit with reports there are multiple folks backstage who are considering following Neville’s lead and leaving WWE? Does one have anything to do with the other? Or are they just coincidences?

Maybe we’ll find out more Sunday. But we’ll probably be left piecing together different rumors, just like always.

Pro wrestling, everybody!

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