According to the folks over at PWInsider,  WWE released Alberto Del Rio on Thursday for what they called an incident with an employee. It is being said that Del Rio allegedly slapped a WWE.com worker at this week's TV tapings. The story going around is that Del Rio said he was responding to something said that he felt was racist in nature. It was also stated that the WWE will not be commenting on the situation beyond the announcement that was made on their website yesterday.