There is said to be some major backstage heat towards Lana right now because she revealed to the world that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. When TMZ picked up on the story, which was easily done since she had posted the bit of news on social media, it forced WWE to abruptly change up the story line that they had going for the Bulgarian Brute and Summer Rae. Management hates when they have to do that.
October 15, 2015
When he found out that TMZ was going to posting a controversial video on him, Hulk Hogan immediately called WWE to inform them of the situation. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that Vince McMahon never even bothered to talk to him during the entire ordeal. Hogan stated that Triple H was the one that kept in touch with him. HHH was also the one that gave Hogan the bad news about their business separation.
September 15, 2015
Meek Mill has been making the news as of late because of his beef with Drake. The rapper now has another enemy in WWE. According to TMZ, the company is none too pleased that the rapper used a portion of the Undertaker theme song in a track. The use was not authorized whatsoever, so the promotion is looking into legal actions.
August 1, 2015
In a rather disturbing bit of news, TMZ has released the 911 call that was placed right before Dusty Rhodes died. The dispatch operator seemed a bit unprofessional during the call. He was irritated because Rhodes' wife was panicking about getting help for her husband. He even let out a sigh of annoyance towards the end of the call.
June 16, 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
Earlier in the day, word leaked throughout the world that Randy Savage was finally going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Reports have surfaced that the leak was intentional. Sources are stating that management purposely fed the information to TMZ, which enabled the news to spread even faster. There are those that believe that the company is doing the long awaited announcement tonight, in order to compete with the college football championship.
January 12, 2015
More often than not, the majority of wrestling news remain exclusive to those that follow the industry closely. However, the reports about Jeff Hardy being serious injured during the taping of Lockdown, that has received some mainstream media attention. TMZ, which keeps a pretty close eye on WWE and TNA, picked up the story, and it has spread through social media. There are still talks that the injury is just a work.
January 12, 2015