Dave Meltzer reported in the latest issue of The Wrestling Observer that Roman Reigns was ordered to apologize to the locker room last week before being sent home for his first violation of the WWE Wellness Policy. It was met with mixed reactions, with some feeling that Reigns didn't need to be humiliated like that, while others disagreed.
It was Mark Carrano that ultimately ordered Reigns to issue the apology, which Meltzer noted meant that it came from Triple H and not from Vince McMahon's side.
Meltzer also pointed out that wrestlers don't get paid any of their wrestling pay and downside guarantees during their suspension, so this is costing Reigns in the neighborhood of $100,000 since he was scheduled to headline every house show that he was on during that period. However, he won't be missing any pay-per-views, which is his biggest payoff. He will also still be getting paid royalties and points on his merchandise during the suspension.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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