WWE is not giving their Superstars the COVID-19 vaccine. It is their own responsibilities to get the vaccine for the highly contagious virus. This led to some frustration backsage.
According to Fightful Select, a lot of WWE Superstars are very upset over this situation. It was also reported that some expected WWE to do this because they hold them to independent contractor status.
There is “a ton of frustration” among talent about “people near the top of WWE who actively speak against COVID.” Several names have also tested positive behind the scenes since Drew McIntyre’s positive test.
There was a ton of frustration among talent that we’ve spoken to, who noted there are influential people near the top of WWE who actively speak against COVID. In the days since Drew McIntyre’s announcement, several other names behind the scenes have tested positive for COVID.
There are a few people backstage in WWE who are “COVID truthers.” This has also caused a big issue in the NXT brand.
We have also previously reported that Nia Jax posted anti-vaxxer memes. She also stated that her immune system is more effective than any vaccine.