WWE News: Tom Casiello convinced Vince McMahon to let the women of Raw headline Hell In A Cell
Is the Women's Divison back to square one now that Casiello is gone?
Former WWE Managing Lead Writer, Tom Casiello is believed to be the driving force behind the Women’s Revolution in WWE. As per the reports of Wrestlinginc, he was the one to convince Vince McMahon to headline October's Hell In A Cell pay-per-view with the Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte match for WWE RAW Women's Championship.
Casiello was recently let go by WWE. As noted by wrestling pundit, Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio said Casiello was number 3, behind Vince McMahon and Triple H, when it came to the creative side of the company. WWE cited cost-cutting and budgetary controls as the reason behind firing Casiello.
During his stint with the company, Casiello worked in Stephanie McMahon's old position and drafted storylines and creatives for Vince McMahon. It was reported by the same source that RAW head writer Ed Kosky and SmackDown head writer Ryan Ward, will fill the void left behind by Casiello.
Following his departure from WWE, Casiello shared his predicament with the WWE Universe via series of Tweets.
He talked about the sheer domination of McMahon over the storylines:
Newsflash: if Vince doesn't want to do something, he doesn't do it. If he wants to,he does it. Did I work closely with the Women's Division?— Tom Casiello (@tommiecas) December 11, 2016
He talked about his contribution to the Women’s division:
Yes. I did. From Day one. And I always fought to get them more time and better stories, etc. But believe me when I say it takes an ARMY of— Tom Casiello (@tommiecas) December 11, 2016
people to make Raw and SDL happen. And EVERYONE is behind what's been happening with the Division. And EVERYONE works together to— Tom Casiello (@tommiecas) December 11, 2016
see it through. So for everyone posting and speculating and wondering if this means the Women's Division is suddenly going to go back to— Tom Casiello (@tommiecas) December 11, 2016
bra and panties matches that are 3 minutes long... stop. These women are unstoppable. They're here to stay, no matter who's writing the show.— Tom Casiello (@tommiecas) December 11, 2016
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