If you're curious as to why WWE took the tag team championships off of New Day despite being one of the most over acts in the entire company, it is a business decision. Right now, the Prime Time Players are appealing to the mainstream media because one of them is gay and the other was voted as the best celebrity father.
June 15, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, Vivid Cabaret ran a poll where they asked their performers about which celebrity that they would want to work topless with them. Katy Perry, Kate Upton, Rihanna and Scarlett Johansson made the list. Rounding out the top five is a person that WWE fans have been yearning to see more of. Paige was surprisingly voted in. It is highly unlikely that the front office would allow her to do it, unfortunately.
April 14, 2015
Since she has decided to share it on social media and on Total Divas, everyone knows that Paige has a boyfriend now. Some feel that is going to make her a bit less popular, especially to male fans who are attracted to her. The belief is that if you're dating within the company, it is fine because it generates interest from the fans. However, if you are dating outside of WWE, then it is not nearly as marketable, unless you are with a big celebrity.
March 20, 2015
Since his wife is against the idea of him being on the road so much, David Otunga is very unlikely to be a full time in ring performer for WWE anytime soon. However, he might be getting a match at Wrestlemania. There are talks that Otunga could be used in the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal. The company normally would not do that, but since Otunga is viewed as somewhat of a celebrity, the idea would be given some considerations.
March 7, 2015
Before she signed a new contract with the company, there were rumors that Gail Kim was going to be leaving TNA. Those speculations caused the topic of her net worth to be brought up again. While she is worth less than a million dollars, it should be noted that her husband and celebrity chef, Robert Irvine, is said to be worth approximately $15 million. Her career decision is not based on money, but based on the fact that she still loves to wrestle.
January 26, 2015
When Rikishi recently called out Kim Kardashian, a celebrity who is well known for his physical attributes, to compete in a big booty competition, the former WWE star was doing so, in hopes of generating media attention for his wrestling promotion. It looks like he has pulled that off rather successfully, as TMZ gave him some free coverage. The well known gossip website wrote an article about the challenge, and they even posted the video.
December 16, 2014