While promoting his new television show, Dwayne Johnson was asked for his opinions on the Hulk Hogan controversy. He stated that Hogan has been a friend for several years now. Johnson also noted that his family helped trained Hogan when he was trying to break into the business. He also stated that he has never known Hogan to be racist whatsoever.
July 31, 2015
The situation with Hulk Hogan continues to get even uglier. First, he was labeled a racist because he used derogatory terms against black people. Now, he is being labeled as anti gay, as he used a derogatory term against a person that is now living in the home that he grew up in. He was supposed to visit that house for segments of his old reality television show, Hogan Knows Best.
July 28, 2015
Count Kevin Nash as someone that does not believe that Hulk Hogan is a racist. The former took to social media to defend a friend that he has been around for the past 23 years of his life. Nash stated that they have been involved in a variety situation during that long stretch of time, and he has never once heard Hogan use a racial slur in person.
July 27, 2015
Due to the controversy that was created by Hulk Hogan this week, Curtis Axel and Damien Sandow are being forced to drop their impersonation gimmicks, which was a key selling point for the duo. During a live event over the weekend, the two of them still were a tag team but they were dressed in generic clothing. They will more than likely be kept off of television until something can be found for them.
July 25, 2015
In a disturbing bit of news, WWE has dropped Hulk Hogan and removed all associations with the former world heavyweight champion. Something big is about to be revealed on Friday, and the early talk is that there is a video that surfaced of Hogan using racial comments towards black people. For public relations reasons, World Wrestling Entertainment cannot be associated with the legend, even if he is a major marketing asset for the company.
July 24, 2015
A post on Instagram that marks the return of Hulk Hogan to that social media website. For whatever reasons, the former world heavyweight champion ha avoided that account for approximately 43 weeks. The photo consists of Hogan wearing his new tank top that states what he likes to do when the sun is out.
July 21, 2015
It appears that WWE has called in some heavy hitters to make up for the loss of Steve Austin on the next season of Tough Enough. Chris Jericho has finally been announced as the host. He will be joined by a panel consisting of Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan and Paige. Not only that, the trainers are going to be Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita. There will be guest appearances made on the show by Vince McMahon, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena.
May 7, 2015
Wanting to share his side of the story, Scott Steiner did a quick interview with TMZ. He stated that the reason why he approached the wife of Hulk Hogan at the airport was because he wanted to let her know that it was wrong for Hogan to induct Randy Savage. Steiner stated that Savage hated Hogan, and everyone in the industry was aware of that. Hogan has been telling everyone that the two of them made up, but his sincerity has been questioned.
April 8, 2015
Fans have long wondered why WWE never gave us a dream match between Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin. It surely would be a match that would draw in millions of people and dollars. During his latest podcast show, Austin revealed that he is the person to blame. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management offered him a match with Hogan in 2002, 2004 and 2005. He rejected all the deals because he felt their styles wouldn't mesh.
March 28, 2015
An interesting story in regard to the backstage habits of Randy Savage has surfaced. Hulk Hogan, Mean Gene Okerlund and Ted DiBiase have all revealed that Savage was extremely protective of Miss Elizabeth backstage. His jealousy was out of control at times. It got to the point where it made Savage a really difficult person for other WWE stars to work with. It is also said that this cause a lot of friction between he and Elizabeth.
March 27, 2015