Rumors about backstage heat between Vince McMahon and Triple H are heating up as of late. There are reports floating around that Vince is trying to lure Shane McMahon back into WWE as a high ranking executive. Vince would then use Shane as leverage against HHH and Stephanie McMahon. For the longest time there, HHH and Stephanie were said to be taking over the company from Vince, so they gained a lot of power backstage from that.
March 11, 2016
There are rumors floating around that Mike Tenay could be leaving TNA, as his contract with the promotion expires at the end of 2015. Management replaced him at the announce table with Josh Mathews. Tenay ended up working backstage with the production team. The belief is that the two sides will move on from one another, and Tenay will focus on his sports betting podcast job.
December 26, 2015
It appears that Melina could be done with Lucha Underground. The promotion made the decision to replace her with independent wrestler Taya Valkyrie. There are reports floating around that the former WWE diva was very difficult to work with backstage. She has denied the allegations vehemently through social media. Melina states that these rumors are simply made up to make her look bad again.
December 3, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Lana could be making her return to Monday Night Raw this week, as the episode is being filmed in Nashville, where she recently purchased a new house with Rusev. The blonde bombshell was recently spotted at the performance center in Florida to prepare for her return. There is still talk that WWE has backstage heat towards Lana.
November 23, 2015
There are rumors floating around that Paige has some backstage heat in WWE because she was caught on camera using foul language. While doing a media appearance to promote the tour of Europe that is currently going on, she decided to address those rumors. Paige flat out stated that management does not have an issue with her doing that because they know how she really is backstage.
November 9, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Konnan was backstage when Monday Night Raw was filmed in San Diego this week. The root of the speculation is due to the fact that the former United States Heavyweight Champion was spotted hanging out with a couple of the wrestlers afterwards. There is a chance that he did not attend the show since he has major backstage heat within WWE for comments that he has made about the promotion.
October 27, 2015
Reports have surfaced that Nick Dinsmore is in negotiations with WWE to make yet another return. Though there is a slight chance that he could be returning as an in ring performer, the general belief is that he is being brought back to be a trainer in the developmental system. Dinsmore worked in that capacity for much of 2014 before being released. Rumors stated that he was let go because of backstage politics at the time.
October 27, 2015
Rumors are floating around that there is backstage heat on John Cena for wanting to take time off while WWE is struggling with numbers. Those were more than likely sparked by the fact that he lost cleanly to a returning Alberto Del Rio. In actuality, though, there is said to be no issues with Cena taking time off. Management was already informed as to the reason why he is going off the road for a couple of months.
October 26, 2015
Rumors surfaced over the weekend that James Storm was in attendance at the NXT live event in Nashville. Some even go so far as to say that the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion was actually sitting in the front row. There were also those that said that Storm was watching from the backstage area. To clear up the rumor, he took to social media and let everyone know that he was a bar with his buddy.
October 3, 2015