The world of professional wrestling has taken another blow, as reports have surfaced that Roddy Piper is dead. TMZ reports that he died of natural causes at his home in Hollywood. The legendary performer had a bout with cancer over the last couple of years, but he stated that he finally was able to beat the disease. The former Intercontinental Champion was 61 years old.
July 31, 2015
We might have a clue as to what AJ Lee plans on doing with her career next. The former diva revealed through social media that she met with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, which was founded by noted wrestling fan Seth Green, who happens to be working on a cartoon for WWE at the moment. AJ could be trying to venture into Hollywood soon.
July 30, 2015
Since he is starting to get more parts in movies, many have been wondering if John Cena is going to leave WWE for a career in Hollywood. The United States Heavyweight Champion stated that he is going to continue to do movies because it brings attention to professional wrestling. However, he has no plans on permanently leaving for a film career.
July 15, 2015
In a sign that she might be aware that her career with WWE is not going to last forever, Cameron has revealed that she has been taking acting classes, in hopes of latching on to Hollywood once she is done with professional wrestling. The diva recently tried a music career, but it did not take off as well as she had hoped.
June 9, 2015
It looks like Stephen Amell is going to be getting his wish. The star of Arrow has long been one of the biggest wrestling fans in Hollywood. He has repeatedly asked WWE to let him be a guest host on Monday Night Raw and has let them know that he would be interested in working a match. It appears that management is trying to set up something for him with Stardust. The two of them are currently being penciled in for something at Summerslam.
May 29, 2015
For those of you that are not aware, Taryn Terrell has another job outside of being the Knockouts Champion in TNA. She is also a stunt woman in Hollywood. However, do not expect her to follow in the footsteps of Dwayne Johnson and Batista by leaving the wrestling business for movies. Taryn stated publicly that wrestling is her priority. She even rejected a handful of movies over the last couple of months because of wrestling.
April 25, 2015
Unless he changes his mind in the near future, Wade Barrett still intends on retiring from WWE when his current contract expires. The belief is that he wants to try his hands at Hollywood. Rumors are floating around that the reason why he signed on to star in Eliminators was so that he could gauge interest from the studios. There is always a chance that he could sign a contract extension and remain in professional wrestling if the interest is low.
April 13, 2015
For a small period of time there, promoters really wanted to put together an MMA match between Bobby Lashley and Batista because they felt that they would be able to draw in a bit of interest from professional wrestling fans. That possibility is said to be completely off the table now. While Lashley is still involved in the sport, his counterpart has moved on and is now focused primarily on his burgeoning career in Hollywood.
April 4, 2015
Last week, Jack Swagger was sent over to England to do a promotional tour for WWE. While there, he revealed something rather interesting in an interview. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was interested in transitioning from a career in professional wrestling to one in Hollywood. While he admittedly is not a great actor, Swagger stated that he could learn to be better. He stated that his dream is to star in a comedy.
March 13, 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