The following was issued by WWE today.

WWE SUSPENDS PERFORMER

STAMFORD, Conn., October 6, 2011 – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE (NYSE:WWE) has suspended Fred Rosser (Darren Young™) for 30 days effective Wednesday, October 5 for his first violation of the company’s policy.

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