​Backstage News: Who Handles WWE Payroll?, Elgin/WWE

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— To correct something we reported last week, ROH star Michael Elgin was
not at the WWE tryout camp last month. We apologize for the
error.

— According to sources, Triple H is now handling all WWE talent payroll.
This comes after Sean Cleary, who had taken over for Jane Geddes as head of WWE
Talent Relations, left that position and is now back to his original position in
Human Resources. The feeling is that Triple H won’t last long in this role as he
already has a lot on his plate. He’s simply handling the duties while the
company looks for a suitable replacement.

— Here are some recent WWE attendance figures:

* March 28th –
Raleigh, NC – 7,500 fans.
* March 29th – Charlottesville, VA – 7,000
fans.
* March 30th – Norfolk, VA – 7,200 fans.
* March 31st (RAW  TV
taping) – Washington, DC – 12,500 fans. This was a legit sellout. For what it’s
worth, Michael Cole announced the “official” attendance as 15,288. This is a
case of WWE inflating their numbers as they often do.

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

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