John Cena is a 16-time World Champion and carried the company on his back throughout the PG era. Since 2017, John Cena became part-timer in WWE and has appeared sporadically due to his busy schedule in Hollywood.
When Cena started his career in WWE back in 2002, his character was viewed as a very uninspiring babyface with no personality. It wasn’t until he introduced his Dr. Of Thuganomics gimmick that Cena became a star in the company.
WWE’s official Twitter account posted a tweet during the Super Bowl Halftime Show which referenced John Cena’s Dr. Of Thuganomics gimmick. The tweet was made after the likes of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Anderson .Paak performed during the halftime show.
However, the tweet was deleted shortly afterwards. Fans on Reddit believe it was deleted as the halftime show was so “hip hop/black focused that people see the Cena shtick as offensive or appropriation.”
“#SuperBowl #HalftimeShow has us feeling like…
We will have to wait and see when John Cena will return to the company as fans will always be glad to see the Leader of Cenation back in any capacity.