During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Melina talked about her release from WWE. She stated that she is now over it and has accepted that it was something that needed to happen. The 36 year old now understands that the company needed to clear roster spots for fresher faces. She also reiterated that the rumors about backstage heat leading to her departure were not true. She was not nearly as crazy as her character was.
March 22, 2015
Since he was the one that convinced Judas Devlin to go to the front office to report on the abusive treatment from Bill DeMott, some believed that there would be backstage heat on the legendary performer. However, that is not the case at all. DeMott might be a little upset, but WWE is said to be fine with things because they viewed it as Race simply taking care of one of the younger guys that he is helping in the industry.
March 21, 2015
Since he attempted to get a contract with WWE, some are under the belief that there is backstage heat towards Crimson. By signing him to a new deal, TNA proved that there are no hard feelings. There is said to be no resentment from the locker room as well because the veterans in there know that there is only a limited amount of time in a professional wrestling career, so it is understandable to want to work for the biggest promotion.
March 21, 2015
When the unpopular firing of Jim Ross took place, many felt that he was being punished by WWE because Ric Flair was drunk at a public event. That has led people to speculate about backstage heat between the two. Apparently, that is far from the case, as Ross and Flair get along just fine. The two of them still share a mutual sense of admiration and respect towards one another. Ross does not blame Flair for no longer being with the company.
February 26, 2015
As many of you already know, Zack Ryder is rarely utilized by WWE and Adam Rose is someone that has unfortunately gotten lost in the shuffle. The two of them, however, have been generating some interest from the internet wrestling community because it appears that they are fighting with one another through social media. The belief is that they are just playfully ribbing one another, a tradition in the business. No real backstage heat.
February 24, 2015
Work was a bit rough last night for Lilian Garcia. She had a couple of botches at Fast Lane, and they were quickly picked up by fans on social media. The longtime WWE announcer became a trend online because fans caught her saying a couple of things wrong. Since management keeps a close eye on social media, there is a very good chance that they noticed the mistakes as well now. There is a small chance of her having backstage heat over this.
February 24, 2015
While making an appearance at a convention on behalf of WWE, Brie Bella created a bit of controversy that might lead to some backstage heat towards her. She openly complained to the audience that management simply does not give the divas enough time to work in the ring. She even went as far as stating that if she were an NXT diva, she would not want to be promoted to the main roster because the developmental girls get more time.
February 18, 2015
As many of you have already heard, reports surfaced earlier this month that Shawn Michaels and Triple H were the ones that buried CM Punk in front of management backstage when the latter was doing a tryout for WWE. However, another name has surfaced within that group. It is being said that Arn Anderson was another person that was against Punk. The legendary Four Horsemen member has had backstage heat with Punk a couple of times.
February 16, 2015
For the small portion of you out there that are hoping that Justin Gabriel will make a return to WWE some day, you should make certain to not hold your breath. Management is said to be furious about him walking out on the company. There is said to be an enormous amount of backstage heat on him, even though he is a bottom of the card guy. Gabriel is unlikely to ever be welcomed back into the company, which he is fine with.
February 3, 2015
While there were a lot of assumptions that there would be backstage heat on Kevin Nash for going on social media and telling fans that he has no intentions of ever doing business again with WWE, the opposite has been true. Management is aware that he is one of the guys in the industry that still enjoys pulling the wool over the eyes of fans. It is believed that Nash understand why the company had to suspend him and did not take it personal.
January 22, 2015