More Backstage Details on Jimmy Jacobs Leaving WWE, Prior Incidents, Jacobs Confirms Release?

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As we noted yesterday, following the Bullet Club’s ‘invasion’ of WWE Raw back on September 25th, WWE writer and former ROH star Jimmy Jacobs is no longer with WWE.

Jacobs leaving the company appears to be a result of him posting a photo on Instagram featuring himself and Bullet Club during the invasion, a move which reportedly garnered Jacobs tremendous heat from WWE management.

On the most recent edition of Wrestling Observer Radio, host Dave Meltzer noted that the incident was actually addressed by WWE back when it first happened.

“The news just got out, but it actually happened sometime ago, because I spoke with some people in the company who heard about this at least a week ago. There is more to this, but I don’t know what the more is past the point that is has to do with Vince McMahon,” said Meltzer.

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Meltzer added that there are people in WWE who believe the Bullet Club incident is not the only thing that lead to Jacobs’ release, and that there were numerous other factors and incidents at play, but the Bullet Club photo ended up sealing the deal on Jacobs’ WWE future.

Jacobs seemed to reference the release on Twitter, and it appears it did actually happen awhile back, as he plugged a new t-shirt that is already available: