In a sign that the group is here to stay, WWE has just produced new Social Outcasts tee shirts. Management has a history of pushing performers who can move merchandise, so Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Heath Slater and Adam Rose might finally receive pushes if their stable generates a lot of a sales. The front of the shirt has their name with a hash tag in front of it, while the back has the phrase "Now Trending" across the top.
January 24, 2016
When asked during a recent interview about wrestlers imitating the Bullet Club shirts, Kenny Omega went on a little tangent. The New Japan star stated that it was cheesy for a wrestling shirt to parody another wrestling shirt. Omega stated that it would be find if they parodying a movie or television show. Kenny also stated that the imitators probably have no creativity or are unable to sell shirts on their own without copying.
January 10, 2016
WWE made the decision to send Daniel Bryan to the Comic Con event in Chicago this week, and they might be regretting that now. The former world heavyweight champion was asked about merchandise. Bryan stated that he has been poor before, so he has no qualms with fans making their own shirts instead of buying official gear. He actually encouraged people to do so. Management might not like those comments much.
August 21, 2015
During a recent interview, Luke Harper was asked if he ever washed his dirty shirts. He revealed that he does laundry very often. Harper reminded people that he is simply portraying a character on television and that he is not nearly as dirty as the character would be. The Wyatt Family member also stated that he makes the shirt look dirty by putting in a good workout prior to doing the matches.
August 14, 2015
Just to show you how far WWE is taking this thing, security in the arena at Monday Night Raw this week not only banned signs about Hulk Hogan, they also forced the paying audience members to change their shirts if it involved the former world heavyweight champion. Management really wants to stay as far away from their legendary star as they can.
July 28, 2015
In trying to avoid a lot of embarrassment, WWE was quick to pull the shirts that they made for Hideo Itami from their official online store. Management was informed that the Japanese characters on the item were incorrect. A lot of people in Japan are very old school when it comes to things, so the inaccuracy might have offended them. Fortunately, the shirt was pulled quickly enough. The company is doing a tour in Tokyo in a couple of weeks.
May 26, 2015
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
In case you have not been paying attention to his segments, Curtis Axel has a new shirt made, and it says "Axelmania" on the front. Word going around is that it is something that he came up with on his own. He even produced the shirts himself. The belief is that WWE is giving him some creative control over his character. Some are even saying that he created the gimmick of complaining about the Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania.
February 28, 2015