Wrestling legend Gerald Brisco has been let go by the WWE. Brisco announced the news via his Twitter account.

Brisco sent a note along to SlamWrestling.net: “Thanks I just need some time to digest everything. I’ve been ready for this for a few years now. ”

Fans and supporters of Brisco responded with their opinions and also their best wishes.

Brisco had been with the company for 36 years as a wrestler, talent scout and road agent. He became an on-air personality during the Attitude Era as one of Vince McMahon’s stooges along with Pat Patterson and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 due to his accomplishments as a wrestler and for his work in WWE behind the scenes.

Word is that this could be the start of another round of layoffs or at least more cuts at the WWE.