Reports recently surfaced that Jack Swagger had deleted his social media account, which quickly led to the internet wrestling community to speculate that he could be upset with his status within WWE. However, the certified account is still up and running. Swagger wants more of a role, but he has not been overtly expressing his displeasure backstage or anything.
July 17, 2015
It appears that we are not going to be seeing photos of Sabu and Big Show drinking beers together on social media anytime soon. The two of them apparently have backstage heat. The former ECW Heavyweight Champion posted a message accusing Show of snitching him out to management. The post has since been deleted.
June 26, 2015
The roster evaluation continues in TNA, and it loos like another performer has been allowed to leave the company. Sam Shaw revealed to his fans through social media that he was done with the promotion and is looking for opportunities elsewhere. While he was liked backstage, this is simply a matter of the front office wanting to go in a different direction.
June 22, 2015
The internet wrestling community is in a frenzy right now because of all the rumors floating around about Destination America canceling all TNA programming. Billy Corgan works backstage for the company, and he decided to chime in on the situation. Through social media, he stated that the person behind the false reports is being worked by a sloppy angle. Corgan did not clarify what he meant by that, but he seemed adamant about denying the rumors.
May 21, 2015
In a very sad story, it has now been revealed that Brutus Beefcake has sunk so low in life that he has resorted to selling autographed photos of Hulk Hogan that have fake signatures. Hogan took to social media to warn fans that he was not the one that signed those. He also stated that he never gave Beefcake anything to sell. The two of them were once as close as brothers, but some backstage heat has gotten in between them since.
May 4, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
As some of you already know, a very mean prank was pulled on Ashley Massaro not too long ago. A person pretended to be Stephanie McMahon on social media and invited Ashley to visit backstage at Monday Night Raw. The former diva was enthusiastic because she yearns for a return to WWE. Unfortunately, though, management has not reached out to her since the incident, even though it would be a good move for public relations.
March 2, 2015
As many of you already know, Zack Ryder is rarely utilized by WWE and Adam Rose is someone that has unfortunately gotten lost in the shuffle. The two of them, however, have been generating some interest from the internet wrestling community because it appears that they are fighting with one another through social media. The belief is that they are just playfully ribbing one another, a tradition in the business. No real backstage heat.
February 24, 2015
Work was a bit rough last night for Lilian Garcia. She had a couple of botches at Fast Lane, and they were quickly picked up by fans on social media. The longtime WWE announcer became a trend online because fans caught her saying a couple of things wrong. Since management keeps a close eye on social media, there is a very good chance that they noticed the mistakes as well now. There is a small chance of her having backstage heat over this.
February 24, 2015
The initial plans for the Royal Rumble called for Alex Riley to make his televised return. He was reportedly set to become one of the mystery entrants at the pay per view. WWE, however, kept changing up their plans backstage that night. Riley ended up being removed completely from the show. He is not at all happy about that. In fact, he even went to social media to vent and hint that he was seriously considering a departure soon.
January 28, 2015