Roman Reigns has made the decision to sit out of WWE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean he’ll take shots at the company for how it has been handled.
In a recent interview with The Hindu MetroPlus out of India, Roman shared that his primary reason in avoiding any in-ring activity for WWE during this time wasn’t because of workplace concerns, but rather on the travel side of things.
“For me, I just had to make a choice for my family. The company (WWE) has done everything that they can to make it the safest work environment possible. It is not the workplace that I was necessarily concerned about.
“The decision was taken mainly because each performer travels so much, and we are all such a diverse group and from all over the place. I’m not convinced, and I can’t trust the fact that everybody is taking it as seriously and locking themselves down at home like I am. I trust my life with my co-workers every time I step foot in the ring, but I just can’t put the same trust when it has my children, my wife and my family involved.
“But I don’t want it to come off as I am taking a stand against the company at all, because I love the WWE. I’ve been a part of this company just since I was a little boy. That’s why I always take it so personally when I represent them.”
Before that, Roman was asked about the birth of the twin babies he and his wife just celebrated and talked about what an adjustment that his for the both of them.
“It’s been tough… it is hard to get two babies coordinated and on the same schedule, so that they don’t keep you up all night! They seem to have this little trick they like to play at about 6.30 in the morning, that is when I really wake up bright-eyed and ready to go… but it has been great. It has been a great blessing to have two more additions, and to be able to expand our family tree.”
Roman also talks about wrestling in empty arenas once more as well as his future acting aspirations whether that’s in Hollywood or Bollywood.