Following last week’s announcement that Kevin Nash was suspended by TNA, I spoke to a source within the company who provided me with some more details behind the situation.
To begin with, the source informed me that unlike other talent suspensions, Nash was NOT contacted by anyone in management to inform him that he had been suspended. Rather, Nash was told that Vince Russo was instructed not to write him into the show last week, so Nash never made the trip to Orlando.
Additionally, it is said that whenever a talent is suspended by TNA, and this was the case when Kevin Nash was first suspended by the company, it is typical for TNA management to send a certified letter to the wrestler indicating that he or she has been suspended. Our source has claimed that Kevin Nash received no such letter this time around. Therefore, even though reports are stating that Nash has been "suspended," he has received no official documentation saying so.
Our source also informed us that several TNA talents have pay guarantees written into their contracts, and that Kevin Nash is believed to be one of those talents. The source then joked that TNA considers the suspension of Kevin Nash to be a "punishment," when the reality of the situation is that he’s being paid to stay home and "relax on the beach."
At this point, we do not know how long Kevin Nash’s suspension will last, but we will keep you up to date on the situation as more information comes in.