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On Wednesday morning, The IInspiration, formerly known as The IIconics in WWE, announced an indefinite leave from in-ring competition. Cassie Lee, Jessica McKay, and Impact Wrestling released a statement praising their time together.
Former IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts World Tag Team Champions The IInspiration (Cassie Lee and Jessie McKay) confirmed today that they will be indefinitely stepping away from in-ring action.
“The IInspiration have been a great part of IMPACT’s Knockouts roster and wonderful to work with,” said IMPACT Executive Vice-President Scott D’Amore. “Cassie and Jessie are incredibly talented performers. Everyone at IMPACT wishes them every success in the future.”
The IInspiration issued a joint statement: “We first want to thank Scott D’Amore and the entire IMPACT family. “We have had such an amazing experience, working with the incredible IMPACT staff and roster. We will cherish these IMPACT memories forever. We are excited to start a new chapter in our lives and explore other opportunities that may come our way.”
— Cassie Lee (@CassieLee) April 27, 2022
Lee and McKay joined Impact Wrestling after being released from WWE in April of 2021. The debuted for Impact Wrestling as The IInspiration at Bound For Glory the same year. The IInspiration are former Knockouts Tag Team Champions. In WWE, they won the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship at WrestleMania 35 in a fatal four-way match against Sasha Banks & Bayley, Tamina & Nia Jax, and Natalya & Beth Phoenix.