It’s still sinking in that Roman Reigns won’t be a part of our Monday nights for at least the next year or so as Joe Anoa’i deals with the return of his leukemia.
Here’s another angle from which to consider the shocking infusion of reality into our scripted world, courtesy of the always great Twitter account Mith GIFs. They’ve isolated the expression on Reigns’ face when he experiences a moment of gratitude for the boos which have marked the last several years of his WWE career...
Before his announcement, Roman listens to the crowd boo him for the last time, and you can see the exact moment that he realizes... that he is going to miss it. pic.twitter.com/3bw0GcfiHx— Mith Gifs (@MithGifs) October 26, 2018
Get well soon, Big Dog. We hope you hear those boos for many, many, many years to come.