Whenever there are celebrities involved with professional wrestling, it is usually because of the potential mainstream media attention that they can attract. That proved to be the case for WWE this week when they had international soccer superstar Wayne Rooney doing a segment where he slapped Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw. It drew the attention of ESPN, New York Daily News, CBS Sports, Sky News and many others.
November 11, 2015
Some sad news to report on Adam Rose. His sister passed away this week. The WWE star has traveled to South Africa to be there for her funeral. It is the first time in five years that Rose has been in the country. Through social media, he posted a farewell to his beloved sibling. Rose also noted that his sister spent her life trying to help others fight their own demons. It is believed that she left behind a child.
October 28, 2015
There is said to be some major backstage heat towards Lana right now because she revealed to the world that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. When TMZ picked up on the story, which was easily done since she had posted the bit of news on social media, it forced WWE to abruptly change up the story line that they had going for the Bulgarian Brute and Summer Rae. Management hates when they have to do that.
October 15, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, Batista has revealed through social media that he has just gotten married to a woman named Sarah Jade. The move caught a lot of fans off guard because the former world heavyweight champion has done a good job of keeping the relationship private. The bride is a pole dancer down in Florida, and this is the third time that the former WWE star has been married in his life.
October 7, 2015
Once again, TNA is teasing a big announcement. Dixie Carter revealed through social media that she has some big news to share on Monday. Nothing has been confirmed at this point, but many are speculating that she could reveal the upcoming tour of India, where episodes of Impact Wrestling may be taped. As usual, the internet wrestling community will be expecting something much bigger, so they end up disappointed.
October 1, 2015
When he found out that TMZ was going to posting a controversial video on him, Hulk Hogan immediately called WWE to inform them of the situation. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that Vince McMahon never even bothered to talk to him during the entire ordeal. Hogan stated that Triple H was the one that kept in touch with him. HHH was also the one that gave Hogan the bad news about their business separation.
September 15, 2015
In a rather strange twist of events, John Laurinaitis is now engaged to be married to Kathy Colace, who happens to be the mother of Brie Bella and Nikki Bella. The two of them revealed the news via social media by posting a photo of themselves at a celebration dinner with John Cena and Nikki. No word yet on whether or not Brie and Daniel Bryan were in attendance, as the two of them did not appear in any of the photos.
September 3, 2015
In a rather surprising bit of news, Madison Rayne is now married. Her husband is none other than TNA commentator Josh Mathews. Not a lot of fans were even aware that the two of them were involved in a relationship. The company sent out an official congratulations message via social media. The internet wrestling community is praising Mathews for being able to score such a beautiful lady.
September 2, 2015
When word broke that Junkyard Dog had been abusing cocaine shortly before his death in a car accident, there were some that wondered if WWE was going to be doing anything about it since he is in their hall of fame. Management is going to leave things alone since the induction took place more than a decade ago. Plus, this particular bit of news has not circulated through the media much.
August 16, 2015
News broke out earier this week that James Storm and Brutus Magnus were both leaving TNA. Now, there is a bit confusion, as Dixie Carter has stated on social media that both guys will still be working with the company. This should add further fuel to the fire that there is some sort of invasion story line being planned with GFW.
June 29, 2015