Paul Heyman will not be returning to WWE’s Talking Smack.
According to a report this week Wrestling Observer Bulletin, Paul Heyman is no longer on the panel for the WWE Talking Smack post-show. Pat McAfee and Kayla Braxton hosted this week’s show, and it was explained that Heyman’s removal was a permanent change and “not a week-long thing.”
It was also stated that there was no real reason for Heyman’s removal other than being a company decision. Talking Smack re-launched as a weekly show in August of last year, with Heyman joining the show in November 2020.
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While Paul Heyman may be on Talking Smack, he’s still an important part of WWE TV. Heyman is still the defender of universal champion Roman Reigns, and recently confirmed he is currently filming a WWE Network documentary for Peacock on WrestleMania 37, which saw Reigns score the “most declarative dominant number” in WrestleMania history.
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