While doing a podcast interview show with Chris Jericho, Luke Harper revealed something very interesting about his personal life. Prior to being signed to a developmental contract with WWE, he was working on the independent wrestling scene. Since he needed to supplement his money, Harper also worked as a librarian for the city. He stated that he was in charge of keeping up with the text books.
November 24, 2015
During a recent podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sasha Banks confessed that she was frustrated in NXT because performers such as Summer Rae and Paige were being called up to the main roster before she was. Sasha stated that a lot of that frustration was squashed whenever management started putting some more focus on the female performers in the developmental brand.
August 12, 2015
During his podcast interview with Chris Jericho, John Cena revealed just how he close he was to turning heel during his feud against The Rock. It was to the point where he spent $5,000 to have new ring gear created for his heel persona. However, WWE scrapped that idea. Instead of asking for a refund, Cena told the seamstress to put that money towards developmental wrestlers that come to her for new apparel. Yet another good deed by Cena.
April 9, 2015
Another person that responded to Chris Jericho defending Bill DeMott from allegations of abuse is Joey Ryan, who has been quite vocal about his disgust with the lead developmental trainer. Ryan said that he does not think that Jericho is condoning the actions of DeMott, but he does feel that a response from Jericho shows that a lot of the allegations are true. Ryan tried out for WWE a while back and felt he was not given a chance.
March 4, 2015
Shortly after Chris Jericho defended Bill DeMott from allegations of bullying, Ethan Carter decided to chime in. Prior to becoming a star in TNA, Carter was a developmental wrestler in WWE. He stated that he was one of the victims of the abuse from DeMott. Carter states that DeMott hit him in the head while he was suffering from a concussion. He also does not believe that management conducted a full investigation into the matter.
March 4, 2015
Knowing that he has a respected voice with the internet wrestling community, Chris Jericho decided to stand up for Bill DeMott, who has been facing allegations of abuse this week. Jericho stated that DeMott was a good friend and a great trainer. He also suggested that if developmental wrestlers cannot handle the heat, then they should quit. Jericho noted that his training with Stu Hart was much worse than what the NXT performers go through.
March 4, 2015