For years, Bill DeMott and Billy Gunn were staples of the developmental program in WWE. DeMott was fired after a major controversy. Well, now Gunn is following him out the door. Management was forced to fire Gunn after finding out that he was taking performance enhancing drugs for his power lifting career that he was doing on the side. The front office stated that they had no idea he was even doing that.
November 13, 2015
While controversy does create cash, the belief is that Bill DeMott will choose the safe route more frequently when it comes to picking guests for his upcoming weekly podcast interview show. The former head trainer in WWE will most likely go with performers who have publicly and privately backed him up against the abuse allegations. Doing that would help repair his reputation a little bit.
August 16, 2015
Earlier this week, it was announced that Bill DeMott would be doing a weekly podcast interview show. Some are anticipating the controversy that will surely be generated by that. A name that he should consider signing up is Ivelisse Velez, who happened to be one of the first developmental wrestlers to report DeMott to WWE. That would generate quite the interest for the new show.
August 13, 2015
Reports have surfaced that WWE did indeed hold a meeting backstage with all of the performers before they started taping Monday Night Raw. It is being said that management simply instructed the performers to come to the front office if they had any issues with the company. The belief is that Vince McMahon is doing damage control from the Bill DeMott controversy. Performers will more than likely remain the same by mostly being silent.
March 10, 2015
The controversy surrounding Bill DeMott is causing some headaches for WWE. The allegations have now thrown a wrench into their plans for the upcoming season of Tough Enough. In the past, they were able to showcase the intensity and roughness of DeMott as a trainer, but since he is being accused of being a bully by several former developmental wrestlers, management is understandably hesitant to put that on display on national television.
March 5, 2015
The controversy surrounding Bill DeMott has sparked a bunch of speculations in WWE. Some are now looking through the list of performers who have gone through the developmental program and are making assumptions about their situations. One of the ones going around the internet wrestling community involves Corey Graves. There are those that believe that management gave him a job as a commentator to keep him from speaking out.
March 5, 2015