Roman Reigns Update

Roman Reigns Breaks Silence, Claims WWE Absence Is Due To Newborn Twins

TMZ spoke to Romain Reigns recently where he talked about missing WrestleMania and stay away from working for WWE during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As reported already, Reigns revealed that he and his wife celebrated the arrival recently of twin boys and they are only eight weeks old which is why he’s stay away.

Reigns noted that his absence is more due to that than his own personal health.

Featured below are highlights from the interview.

On taking time off

“I’m doing good. A lot of people think that it was based off my health and my history, my fight against leukemia. But talking to my doctors, I’m actually fine. My immune system is good. The drugs that I take in order to fight leukemia, they don’t attack your immune system. Not everybody knew because I try to keep it private in this crazy world but… My children. We just had two newborn twins, twin boys; they’re 8 weeks old so I had to make a decision for them. I love this business. If anybody ever questions if I love this business, go back about a year and a half ago. I came back as fast as possible because I needed a lot longer off to focus on my health but they told me, ‘Yeah man, you should be fine to get in the ring and do your thing if you want to get back to normal.’ And I jumped as soon as they gave me the green light. This is bigger than me. It’s my family, it’s my children, they are my legacy. No matter what I do in this world, my children are gonna be the ones that represent my name and carry our name forward. So I had to make that choice for them, to protect them being so young. We’re doing good. It’s tough because I wanna be out there.”

On returning to work

“I wanna get back to work, I wanna get back to normal but I just feel like I have an obligation not only to my family and myself but to my community. Also, to set the example because at the end of the day, we can do a lot of different things and say a lot of different things but its through our actions that really speak volumes. That’s what I’m trying to do. “

On when he might me back

“Really to be honest, I don’t know. I mean we’re just going day by day, taking this thing how it comes. We’re in weird times, these are brand new times. This is a new normal and we’re just trying to collect as much information and make the most educated choice possible so going forward will protect my family and myself. But I definitely want to get out there and definitely want to be back to normal and perform for the fans. It’s tough to be a performer who’s not performing.”

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