Xfl Suspends Operations, Lays Off Staffers (Report)

Published on Apr 10, 2020

The Xfl is suspending operations as of Friday morning, and is laying off “nearly all” employees, according to ESPN, citing multiple sources. A number of Xfl staffers posted on Twitter that they had been let go from their positions.

“The Xfl just laid me off,” tweeted Bailey Carlin, who worked for the Xfl’s social media unit. “I really think I did some of the best work in social media this year, so this really hurts.”

After a solid ratings start, the Xfl had been in a relatively steep decline over the course of its debut season. From averaging 3.1 million viewers in its first weekend,

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Author: Elaine Low