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AEW Original Found Out About Her Departure From Other Talent

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AEW Original Leva Bates (aka The Librarian) has left the company. Below is the statement that she issued:

“As of today, my contract with AEW has expired. The last 4 years have been quite a ride; I’ve learned so much and grown exponentially.

I’ve seen wrestling history take place as someone who was on the team since before the first show. I appreciate & love all the crew, staff and talent; I will cherish all our memories together.

I’ve given my time, my focus, and my effort to the company, but now I’ve got to focus on myself, my future and my career.

I hope you all, my friends, fans and loved ones, stay with me through this next chapter of my journey. I hope to make you all proud no matter where I go.”

According to Fightful Select, AEW issued an email to notify talent of the decision to not renew Leva’s contract. Several talent reached out to check on Leva and that’s when she learned of her departure, as AEW didn’t inform her directly.

She was shocked by it as she wasn’t even given an opportunity to talk about renewing the contract.

Leva Bates last appeared on Dynamite back in 2020. Since then, she has worked on Dark (AEW’s YouTube show).

For those who don’t know, Leva competed in WWE NXT from 2014 to 2015 as “Blue Pants”.

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