Wade Barrett Opens Up About WWE Departure

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Former WWE superstar-turned-actor Wade Barrett felt like he’d hit a dead end when he left the ring, he recently stated during a frank interview.

Bad News Barrett shocked fans in 2016 when WWE announced the five-time intercontinental champion had been released from his contract.

At the time, Barrett was a promising wrestler still in his prime, prompting a flurry of speculation as to what prompted his sudden departure from WWE.

Now, he’s admitted things weren’t going as great for him as it might have seemed. During an interview on Sam Robert’s Wrestling Podcast, Barrett opened up about his disenfranchisement with the industry. Speaking frankly, he admitted he had been unhappy even in some of his best years.

“I was miserable for a long time for the last few years I was in WWE,” he said.