Cody Rhodes announced on Saturday that he had requested to be released from his WWE contract and earlier today WWE confirmed that his request has been granted. They posted the following on WWE.com:

WWE has come to terms on the release of Cody Rhodes as of today, May 22, 2016. WWE wishes Rhodes the best in all his future endeavors.

Cody released a lengthy statement explaining why he decided to part ways with the company and you can get more on that here.¬†Following the big announcement several wrestlers are showing support for Cody on social media and you can see what they’re saying below.

https://twitter.com/RealEdenWWE/status/734507918238846981?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw