Cathy Kelley Announces Departure from WWE

Cathy Kelley, one of WWE’s most popular backstage interviewers, announced on her Twitter on Friday that she was departing the company. She mentioned that NXT TakeOver: Portland on Sunday will be her final WWE appearance.

Cathy Kelly joined WWE in 2016, following a two-year stint as one of Maria Menounos‘ co-hosts and panelists for the AfterBuzz TV for WWE themed shows. She became one of the lead interviewers with NXT. Here’s Cathy Kelley’s full statement:

I’ve typed out and deleted this about 20 times over the past few days, still unsure what to write… I have come to the decision to leave WWE, with Sunday’s NXT TakeOver being my last day. If you know me, you know this was much more than a job, you know how much I loved it and how difficult this decision was. But sometimes in order to have room for growth, you have to step away.

I am so thankful for getting to live out a crazy dream the past four years. Thank you to the WWE digital team for being a platform that never stifled creativity. Thank you to Stephanie McMahon for being a mentor and inspiration in every way. Thank you to Triple H for heading up the best wrestling show currently on tv and letting me be a part of it. And thank you to everyone who has supported me, whether it’s watching a video I’ve done or sending a tweet of encouragement. Words cannot begin to express how much it means.

I’m not sure yet where my next chapter will take me, but I am damn excited for it. And I promise this isn’t a goodbye, it’s a see you later. – CK

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