In case you're wondering, it has been a while since we've heard Wade Barrett cutting his "bad news" promos. The reason for that is because WWE officials instructed him to stop doing it. Management was concerned because the fans were actually cheering on the character and simultaneously saying the catchphrase with Barrett. Since he is supposed to be a heel, the front office wanted to ensure that he only received boos instead of cheers.
March 28, 2015
The fact that the real life former relationship between Alicia Fox and Wade Barrett was revealed on Total Divas, that is a sign of just how much WWE has changed over the times. In the past, things like that were tightly kept in a vault. Vince McMahon was notorious for trying to keep backstage information from the internet wrestling community. The fact that he is more open to doing so now means that the tide is turning in the hierarchy.
March 24, 2015
Unless he flops horribly as the WWE Heavyweight Champion, you can expect a lengthy run for Roman Reigns after he defeats Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. Since he is going to need opponents, management has been looking to boost the heel side of the roster to provide their new champion with some variety. One of the guys being eyed for a brief ascension into the main event is none other than Wade Barrett.
March 20, 2015
While always entertaining Dean Ambrose is the popular choice to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship at Wrestlemania from Wade Barrett, management might be heading in a different direction. There are talks that they want to save Ambrose for a potential title program with Roman Reigns. Neither guy would turn heel. It would just be a case of Ambrose asking for a title shot, and Reigns showing that he is a fighting champion.
March 2, 2015