Christy Hemme and Velvet Sky Depart from TNA (April, 23rd 2016)
Longtime TNA Knockouts Christy Hemme and Velvet Sky Have Officially Departed from TNA IMPACT Wrestling. Christy, who worked as an in ring performer for a period of time for the company (and for WWE) before transitioning to a ring announcing role, progressing into an additional behind the scenes role, posted a tweet earlier in the week confirming her tenure with the company had come to an end.
— Christy (@hemmepowered) April 21, 2016
2x Knockouts Champion Velvet Sky, who had returned to TNA for another stint with the company last Summer, leading to a feud with Angelina Love cut somewhat short, also worked her last official match with TNA tonight, as indicated per a Farewell Tweet from the Company, who revealed after weeks of rumors that her time with TNA was coming to an end, addressed that TNA and Velvet had come to a mutual decision to not renew her contract, ending Velvets Third Run with the Company. Velvet Worked her last match with the Company Facing Sienna (the recently debuted Allysin Kay) which is set to air in a few weeks, with no indication of a possible Beautiful People Tension Storyline being continued despite the past few weeks. Velvet’s Boyfriend, current WWE Talent Bubba Ray Dudley has additionally been pushing via social media to have Velvet signed to WWE.
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— TNA WRESTLING (@IMPACTWRESTLING) April 23, 2016
Hemme signed with TNA in 2006, with her release ending her near to ten year run with the company. Velvet was signed to TNA in 2007, also signing twice after in 2012 and 2015 for her respective follow up runs with the company. I Wish Both Velvet and Christy the Best with Their Future Prospects.