Earlier today, Young took to social media to thank the many fans around the world that supported her, thanked the company, went over her accomplishments, and spoke about what’s next for her. She noted that SummerSlam was her last night with the company.
F4WOnline is reporting that Renee Young, now going by her real name Renee Paquette on social media, has a long no compete clause in her contract.
Renee Young was signed with WWE in 2012. After serving many years as their lead backstage interviewer and host of their pre-show panels, she was made a full time Raw commentator in 2018. That run ended in September 2019 when she took over hosting duties for WWE Backstage. WWE Backstage was taken off the weekly programming for FS1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will be back for special shows with Young still hosting it.
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This November would mark 8 years in WWE. 8 years!! An opportunity of a lifetime with a global company to learn, grow, make history and do things beyond my wildest dreams before I left Toronto for this adventure. I made friends, family- literally family- I met my husband here (what a fucking dreamboat) and people that will be a part of my life forever. I did things Icouldn’t have even imagined or dreamt up. From backstage interviews, a reality show, Talking Smack, being the first woman to be a part of a WWE broadcast in Saudi Arabia, tbeing the first woman to sit at the commentary desk full time on Monday Night Raw, calling Wrestlemania, anchoring a brand new show with Fox Sports (which you guys will still be able to catch me on!) I’ve been so lucky. But it’s also been a lot of my hard work, drive and passion that’s landed me in these amazing spots. I’ve had such an incredible run with WWE. It’s changed my life. But that all leads me to now. What’s next? Do I stay satisfied with what I’ve done? Or do I go in pursuit of new barriers and goals in mind? I always choose the latter. I have no idea what that means or looks like, but it’s time for me to go. Time to roll the dice again and shake things up. Time to light that fire again and forge on. Time to say bye to Renee Young and reconnect with Renee Paquette and remember why I started this journey to begin with. And as the ride slows down- as the world slows down, I see it as my opportunity to make a move. So I just wanted to say thanks to WWE and to the all the fans that have been so damn cool to me over the years. And send a crap ton of love to all of my people. I’m excited for the future! Thanks for everything ❤️