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
Even though the change was made this month, there are already rumblings that we could be seeing another change in the form of the Smackdown announcers. Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler are safe in their positions, but there are rumors that WWE isn't completely sold on Byron Saxton just yet. Fortunately for him, there are people backstage who love his personality, so he will have some in his corner when push comes to shove.
January 30, 2015
When it comes to backstage news in professional wrestling, fans are really intrigued about dating rumors. It fascinates them to see their favorite performers in WWE being involved with one another. A new rule has been implemented by Vince McMahon that changes things up a bit. While performers are still allowed to date one another, they are no longer allowed to have relationships with front office and production workers.
January 29, 2015
According to rumors, there have been no timetable set backstage by WWE for the return of Zeb Colter. While officials still view him as a valuable asset for the company, there is no sense of urgency in bringing him back, especially since there are no plans for pushing Jack Swagger from now until Wrestlemania. Since that is the case, there is a good chance that they might hold off the well spoken manager until that point in time.
January 26, 2015
Rumors have spread through the internet wrestling community that Jim Ross might be making an appearance at the Royal Rumble tonight. As of right now, there are no plans by WWE for that to happen. The speculations spread because the legendary commentator was spotted in Philadelphia. The reason why he is there is because he is doing his one man show in the afternoon. Slight chance he might visit backstage at the show, however.
January 25, 2015
While their feud has been largely overlooked by mainstream wrestling fans, the program between Bobby Roode and Eric Young is both heavily anticipated and praised by those in the industry. The two performers are really good friends who are willing to take each other to the limit in order to produce an entertaining feud for TNA. There are even rumors that several people backstage in WWE have been keeping up with the feud as well.
January 22, 2015