During his latest podcast interview, Vince Russo stated that Dixie Carter and John Gaburick actually read up pretty frequently on what the internet wrestling community has to say about the product. Russo also stated that TNA tries to appease fans online in hopes of decreasing the amount of criticism that the promotion receives since they are trying to compete with WWE.
January 4, 2016
While doing a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Dixie Carter revealed that she has been involved with professional wrestling for much longer than people realized. Many are under the assumption that her career in the industry began when her family purchased the majority share of TNA. However, Dixie was actually a wrestling promoter back when she was in college. She even helped Jerry Lawler book a USWA live event.
May 5, 2015
When Tara left TNA, there was a feeling that there was some backstage heat between she and the company. Not a lot of details were leaked back then. That has changed now. During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, she revealed that she has a ton of backstage heat towards Dixie Carter. The veteran performer was upset that the company did not acknowledge the extra work she did with promotions when they were in Chicago.
January 22, 2015
It looks like Dixie Carter has changed her mind about wanting to be associated with Jim Ross. It was rumored earlier than the TNA president had denied Ross the opportunity to interview her on his podcast show. A lot of ears are going to be on this particular episode, since many are wondering if Ross will be asking Carter about the situation with Jeff Jarrett being denied the opportunity to hire Mike Tenay to be a commentator at the GFW pay per view.
December 18, 2014
Apparently, Jim Ross is not very popular with the folks in TNA. First, the company rejects him when he tried to sign Mike Tenay to be his commentating partner at the first GFW pay per view in Japan next month. Now, the legendary commentator has been rejected by Dixie Carter, who declined to do a podcast interview with Ross. The belief is that Carter did not want to be placed in a situation, where she would be asked about rejecting the Tenay deal.
December 17, 2014