An apparel website that works with wrestlers has reportedly been sent a cease and desist letter from WWE earlier this month. The two shirts in questions were designed for Steve Austin. As many of you already know, there have been rumors floating around of backstage heat between Austin and Vince McMahon. The belief is that the company is purposely doing this as a way of getting back at him for skipping out on Wrestlemania.
April 16, 2015
When John Cena added a springboard Stunner to his arsenal of moves, the belief was that Vince McMahon instructed him to do that. As many of you already know, there have been reports about backstage heat between McMahon and Steve Austin. While Austin has denied those rumors, he did seem quite agitated that Cena has been doing that move. He stated that the springboard aspect makes the move a bit more dangerous for the performers.
April 15, 2015
Those that watched his rise through WWE know that AJ Lee played a key part in the story for Daniel Bryan. You would figure that she would be mentioned in an autobiography by the guy. However, Bryan never once mentions her name on any of the pages. That, of course, has added more fuel to the fire on the rumors that there could be backstage heat between AJ and Brie Bella. It would explain her omission from the book.
April 14, 2015
Wanting to clear the air on the matter, Steve Austin took to his podcast interview show to address the rumors that he has backstage heat with WWE. He basically denied everything that is being said about the situation. Austin states that he was never scheduled to be on the same flight as the Undertaker. He simply was not booked for Wrestlemania. He also stated that there is no truth to the rumors of him having beef with Vince McMahon.
April 7, 2015
While he still continues to deny the retirement rumors, the belief is that Goldust will be making the transition from active in ring performer to being a trainer. He will definitely stick around with WWE once he is done on the main roster. Lately, the people backstage have been talking about him being moved down to NXT to become one of the trainers there. Dustin Rhodes has long stated that he looks forward to that chapter in his life.
April 2, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Melina talked about her release from WWE. She stated that she is now over it and has accepted that it was something that needed to happen. The 36 year old now understands that the company needed to clear roster spots for fresher faces. She also reiterated that the rumors about backstage heat leading to her departure were not true. She was not nearly as crazy as her character was.
March 22, 2015
Since it is never a good idea in WWE to ruin plans at Wrestlemania, rumors are floating around that Jey Uso is going to attempt to wrestle at the pay per view. The belief is that the backstage agents are going to work the match around in a way where Jimmy Uso does most of the heavy lifting for the team. Fortunately for everyone involved, the match will consists of several competitors, so it should be easier to mask things.
March 22, 2015
Some rumors will never die, it seems. As the latest guest of Jim Ross on his podcast show, Melina was asked to address the issue once again. She stated that she was in a relationship with John Morrison for approximately eleven years. It was revealed that the two of them broke up because of rumors that she had cheated on Morrison with Batista, whom she stated was merely a friend backstage who stood up for her when others ridiculed her.
March 13, 2015
While he is steadfastly denying the rumors about him burying CM Punk in front of management during his tryout with WWE, Shawn Michaels did confess that he did not like the new UFC star. Michaels also revealed that the reason why he and Punk did not get along backstage is because the latter had a really bad attitude, which is something that many others have said about his backstage demeanor many times throughout the years.
February 16, 2015
The internet wrestling community loves to share the story of how the Undertaker once threatened Shawn Michaels backstage because there were rumors that he was not going to drop the WWE title to Steve Austin. During a recent interview, Michaels stated that the threat never actually happened. He also revealed that he had every intention of passing the torch, but he made others believe that he would not, in order to increases the intensity backstage.
February 5, 2015