During the in-ring segment with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella, Stephanie McMahon made reference to CM Punk. During the segment a loud “CM Punk” chant broke out. Stephanie responded by looking at Bryan and saying:
“These people want you to quit just like CM Punk did.”
I captured the line on Twitter:
— Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) June 2, 2014
Clearly, Vince McMahon wants to embrace the Punk chants in his hometown rather than pretend they are not there. As for Punk’s status, he’s retired.