Did Viacom/Bellator let ring girl Jade Bryce go because she's pregnant?

Did Viacom/Bellator let ring girl Jade Bryce go because she’s pregnant?

Did Viacom/Bellator let ring girl Jade Bryce go because she’s pregnant?

Last month, Jade Bryce announced that she was parting ways with Bellator MMA.  The long-time ring girl who often appeared alongside Mercedes Terrell stated that Viacom who owns Spike TV (the broadcast partner of Bellator) had “chosen to go in a different direction.”

“I don’t have reasons – just my contract was up, and we talked and said that we were going in different directions,” she said. “I don’t have the exact direction they’re going in. I would imagine it would be another blonde since Mercedes is a brunette; they’d probably want to have variety, but I’m not sure.”

Bryce recently posted photos on social media where she appears to have a baby bump and announced that she is pregnant.

I’m no doctor but a pregnant woman’s belly doesn’t just start to grow like that in just a few short weeks.  Did Bryce inform her employer that she was pregnant and then they decided that her services would no longer be needed?

You be the judge.

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Did Bryce get dropped from the promotion because she’s pregnant, or were other factors at play? No one really knows the answer to that except for Bryce and Bellator higher-ups.  If they did drop her because she is pregnant, couldn’t they just have given her a leave of absence?

Scott Cook, Bryce’s long-time boyfriend is the father of the baby which is scheduled for a summer-time birth.

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