When TNA did the train angle with Mickie James, they created a bit of controversy, but it got fans talking about their promotion. We now now why the company went that route. Mickie has some upcoming autograph sessions outside the company that were clashing with the Impact Wrestling taping schedule, so management accommodated her schedule.
June 9, 2015
During Impact Wrestling, TNA ran a controversial segment featuring Mickie James and James Storm. I the goal was to get everyone talking about their promotion, then it worked out beautifully because there are a lot of anger being directed towards them. Management was forced to issue a statement because the internet wrestling community was under the assumption that the character had been killed off. Mickie is in fact still alive and recovering.
June 4, 2015