Some interesting stories are about to be released to the public, as JTG has announced that he is writing a tell all book about his tenure in WWE. One of the main topics that he will discuss will be backstage heat, which was the rumored reason as to why management decided to punish the former member of Cryme Time. For those that have forgotten, he was one of the more vocal performers when they were receiving smaller Wrestlemania bonuses.
May 5, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sheamus revealed that he had some backstage heat with Shelton Benjamin when he first started out in WWE. He stated that Benjamin had a weird fascination about pointing out how the Celtic Warrior was a rookie, even though he had worked in the industry for approximately seven years before joining the company. The Irish born wrestler stayed professional despite being bothered by it.
May 2, 2015
While a lot of wrestling fans still clamor for his return to WWE, Shane McMahon has expressed no desire to do so. In fact, he has been avoiding the family business for quite some time now. While everyone involved has been denying the backstage heat rumors, it speaks volume that McMahon doesn't even bother to attend Wrestlemania any more. That is the biggest event of the year, and one would expect him to at least be in attendance.
April 29, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Beth Phoenix has been avoiding WWE, which has fueled speculation that there is some sort of backstage heat between the two sides. In reality, though, there is no tension. Beth simply has opted to move to the next chapter in her life and focus on raising a child with Edge. She even paid a visit to see Natalya a couple of years ago when Monday Night Raw was in Toronto.
April 28, 2015
If you're one of the people out there that have been waiting for WWE to induct the Killer Bees into the hall of fame, you are never going to see that happening. Brian Blair revealed during a recent interview that Vince McMahon still has backstage heat towards his former tag team partner. Apparently, he found out that Jim Brunzell wanted to start a professional wrestling union with Jesse Ventura, an idea that McMahon absolutely hated.
April 19, 2015
Rumor has it that the Bella Twins have been pushing hard to get their own spin off show. They want to do so because it would provide their friends and family an opportunity to gain more exposure on television. WWE is hesitant because they fear that Total Divas would not be much of a draw with Nikki Bella and Brie Bella, as they are viewed the stars of the show. There is also said to be some backstage heat towards the sisters from the other divas for this.
April 19, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
An apparel website that works with wrestlers has reportedly been sent a cease and desist letter from WWE earlier this month. The two shirts in questions were designed for Steve Austin. As many of you already know, there have been rumors floating around of backstage heat between Austin and Vince McMahon. The belief is that the company is purposely doing this as a way of getting back at him for skipping out on Wrestlemania.
April 16, 2015
Those that watched his rise through WWE know that AJ Lee played a key part in the story for Daniel Bryan. You would figure that she would be mentioned in an autobiography by the guy. However, Bryan never once mentions her name on any of the pages. That, of course, has added more fuel to the fire on the rumors that there could be backstage heat between AJ and Brie Bella. It would explain her omission from the book.
April 14, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Nikki Bella and Brie Bella were sitting at ringside. They were doing commentary during the divas battle royal. Out of al the girls in the ring, Nikki mentioned that she would much prefer to wrestle Rosa Mendes. Rumor has it that she has some backstage heat on her, so that might have been something that WWE ordered Nikki to say through the headphones. Rosa was recently dropped from Total Divas because of the heat.
April 13, 2015