Sadly, many do not have the capacity to understand. It's not about the individual, it's about what's best for everyone. #ThankYouCody
— Triple H (@TripleH) September 3, 2013
As noted earlier today here on the website, Cody Rhodes is legitimately getting married during the next week or two. He is taking several weeks off for a honeymoon and asked for the time off several months ago. That is the reason for the "firing" storyline.