Joey Mercury was a mess at the 3/20 SmackDown tapings and in bad shape at the house shows in Ohio the next weekend. When he was no better at catering before RAW last week, he was finally let go. He's had painkiller issues dating back some time, which included a stint in rehab last summer.
Maria and Kristal were originally advertised last Monday to appear as Lumberjills in the Women's Title match last night at WrestleMania, but their names/images were removed the next day. However, they ended up appearing as Lumberjills in the match anyways.
If you look at sales of all video game franchises in North America, WWE is #8 in all-time sales and #7 in all-time revenue. In revenue, only Madden, Pokemon, Super Mario, Grand Theft Auto, Star Wars and another undisclosed franchise are in front of WWE.