"Ellsworth represents a paradigm shift in WWE. Names like Sami Zayn, AJ Styles, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens would have been underdogs in WWE ten years ago. But now that they have become the norm, in terms of world championship contenders, the standards of the underdog have been lowered to incorporate the jobber... Ellsworth is different. He looks different. He looks like he doesn't belong. He stands out. As a result, his t-shirts are shipping out."
- Ellsworth thanked fans on Twitter for buying his shirt, which is currently in the top 5 best selling shirts on WWEShop.com, writing:
Ellsworth also continues to apologize for causing Dean Ambrose to lose to AJ Styles via disqualification on SmackDown this past Tuesday, writing: