Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

People within WWE thought the timing of Alex Riley's arrest last week for Driving under the influence didn't do him as favors, but he survived the company's latest round of talent cuts in spite of many speculating that he would be fired.

Shawn Michaels and his family were involved in a car accident the night after termination papers had been finalized, while Riley's arrest on a DUI charge took place the day before. Many feel Riley is lucky Michaels nor his family were hurt, because if they were, it is very likely that he would have been let go.

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