At the age of 43, R Truth is smart enough to know that he is closer to the end of his career as a professional wrestler than to the beginning. He has been planning for life after WWE. Truth certainly does not want to rely on the independent wrestling circuit, so he has been looking into other options in entertainment. In addition to trying to launch a hip hop career, he has also been looking into acting opportunities in Hollywood lately.
September 4, 2015
Thanks in large part to the success of his Arrow television show, Stephen Amell was already making a name for himself in Hollywood. By teaming up with WWE, he made a very wise business decision. The actor revealed that he received more fans because of his appearance. His social media followers have increased a bit since Monday Night Raw, which means that more wrestling fans are now following him.
August 14, 2015
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