Wanting to share his side of the story, Scott Steiner did a quick interview with TMZ. He stated that the reason why he approached the wife of Hulk Hogan at the airport was because he wanted to let her know that it was wrong for Hogan to induct Randy Savage. Steiner stated that Savage hated Hogan, and everyone in the industry was aware of that. Hogan has been telling everyone that the two of them made up, but his sincerity has been questioned.
April 8, 2015
The issue between Scott Steiner and Hulk Hogan just keeps getting uglier. TMZ has now reported that an investigation has begun. There are allegations that Steiner threatened to kill Hogan during Wrestlemania week. While Steiner is brushing off the situation, security cameras at the airport do confirm that he approached Hogan's wife at the baggage claim area. Things got so bad that WWE actually banned Steiner from their events.
April 7, 2015
According to the rapper himself, WWE has banned Wale from being involved with their promotion. He feels that this is because he was involved in an incident with a fan at one of the live events. The company itself has not mentioned anything about it. The Washington DC native also told TMZ that he would love to try to smooth things over with Triple H. He also mentioned that his dream job would be working as an assistant for Vince McMahon.
April 1, 2015
You can rule out at least one potential second generation wrestler joining WWE. Goldberg told TMZ during an interview that he would never allow his son to work for the company. He stated that he purchase a wrestling promotion and have his son work there than to ever allow him to work in a company ran by Vince McMahon and Triple H. Irregardless, though, it appears that the 8 year old boy is leaning more towards an MMA career.
March 26, 2015
There are talks floating around that Vampiro might have just inadvertently saved his own job. Rumors sparked earlier in the year that he was on the verge of being fired by Lucha Underground because his performance on the commentating has not been up to par. However, with TMZ recently picking up on the story of him saving a life at a restaurant, management might want to avoid firing him for fear of the potential bad publicity to follow.
March 24, 2015
As some of you already know, Lisa Marie Varon has moved to southern California to start a new life. While she is trying to sell her successful restaurant in Chicago, a speed bump might have popped up. TMZ reports that a gun toting intruder attempted to rob the Squared Circle. Unfortunately for the guy, he had an encounter with the husband of Lisa Marie, who happened to be a former bouncer. The suspect was tackled and held until police arrived.
March 11, 2015
While hanging out with his wife, Maryse, in Hollywood on Wednesday night, The Miz was caught by a TMZ camera man, who proceeded to do a quick interview with him. As a way to generate some hype and attention for WWE, he stated that he was the greatest actor in wrestling history. He even stated that he was a better performer than The Rock, which should spark a reaction from fans who are under the assumption he was being serious.
February 19, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Seth Rollins cut a promo where he mentioned that he could take over the Daily Show, which recently lost longtime host Jon Stewart. TMZ posted a video response from Stewart, where he stated that Rollins crossed the line. He also threatened that he was seeking revenge. That led to some people assuming that there was legitimate heat between the two. Stewart was just joking around and teasing the audience.
February 19, 2015
Those that watched Smackdown this week have noticed that Wade Barrett has added a new wrinkle to gimmick. The WWE Intercontinental Champion has started doing a thing called the Bad News Zone, which is essentially a play on TMZ, the gossip website that routinely covers professional wrestling. There are talks that this could be a temporary thing, but as is usually the case with management, it all hinges upon the reaction from the audience.
February 6, 2015
A rather amusing controversy involving Mick Foley has gone viral. He was in Philadelphia for a chicken wing eating competition. Foley was caught cheating when someone spotted him throwing uneaten wings into his fanny pack. An ejection actually took place. TMZ picked up on the story and said that the hall of fame wrestler had disgraced himself. Other media outlets picked up on the story. In case you're not aware, this was all in fun and not serious.
January 30, 2015