Max Dupri (aka the former LA Knight) has been removed from his role with the Maximum Male Models act, with the gimmick to be continued by Maxxine Dupri (aka Sofia Cromwell in WWE NXT), according to a report from

The report notes that there were sources stating that Dupri had been rubbing some people the wrong way and wasn’t fitting in with the gimmick, which led to the decision being made by Vince McMahon prior to his retirement as WWE Chairman and CEO to write him out of the storyline a couple of weeks ago, with Dupri knowing about his final appearance as the character when he announced that his sister would be appearing.