When asked about the controversial segment between Charlotte and Paige recently, Bret Hart was very critical of WWE. He felt that it was wrong for the creative department to bring up the late Reid Flair. Hart said that he sympathizes with Ric Flair for being subjected to something so personal. Bret also noted that management did not do a story line whenever Jerry Lawler recently lost his brother.
November 20, 2015
During his podcast interview show, Ric Flair reveals that he was never informed by WWE that they were going to mention Reid Flair in a story line during the last segment of Monday Night Raw. The creative department managed to stir up a good amount of emotions from the audience because people feel that the idea was tasteless. Charlotte's mother has already publicly criticized the angle.
November 18, 2015
Some sad news to report. Nick Bockwinkel has passed away. The former world heavyweight champion died at the age of 80. Not a lot of details have been released in regards to his death. Bockwinkel is vastly underrated. At one point in time, he was to the AWA what Ric Flair was to the NWA and Hulk Hogan was to WWE. Additional details on his death should be available later in the week.
November 15, 2015
As some of you may already know, WWE has a deal with the Texas Lottery to promote the upcoming Wrestlemania. There are those in the industry that feel that the partnership is a bit hypocritical. A while ago, the company had some backstage heat with Ric Flair for having a deal with the North Carolina Lottery. At the time, they felt that gambling was not a very family friendly thing.
November 2, 2015
While many felt that it was a really nice gesture by Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels to give a matching Rolex watch to Charlotte, there are some that feel that it was much too soon to be doing that. Winning the Divas Championship is viewed as an accomplish, but her career in WWE still has a long way to go. It might have been better to wait until she was towards the tail end of her career. Charlotte still has yet to work a match at Wrestlemania.
November 1, 2015
Right after they worked the retirement match, Shawn Michaels surprised Ric Flair by giving him matching Rolex watches. Michaels has long stated that he idolized Flair when he was growing up. Well, the two of them decided to bestow quite the honor on Charlotte when the trio was backstage together at Monday Night Raw. The WWE Divas Champion was given a matching watch as well.
October 21, 2015
When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
A post on Instagram where Charlotte and Ric Flair are soaking in the atmosphere of the arena in Mexico before a live event. She noted that this was her first overseas tour with WWE, and she is very blessed that her father was brought along. Flair is working as a guest general manager at these shows.
October 17, 2015