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Hulk Hogan comments on Piper, calls him a legend

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan told TMZ that he’s devastated over the passing of his friend Rowdy Roddy Piper. “I will forever miss him. He was my best friend. He is a legend,” Hogan said. The two were pretty much responsible for making WrestleMania I a huge success, ensuring that the then WWF stays alive after Vince McMahon banked everything on the show...

Dwayne Johnson expresses disappointment about Hulk Hogan

The Rock

In his first public comments to the media following Hulk Hogan’s fall from grace, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said that he was pretty disappointed with what happened. Talking to TV critics to discuss the HBO show Ballers, Johnson said, “I’ve known Hulk a lot of years. My uncle helped train him. I’ve not known the man to be racist.”...

Vince McMahon takes a shot at Hulk Hogan during conference call

Vince Mcmahon

During the earnings conference call earlier today, one of the callers asked Vince McMahon about Hulk Hogan, who last week was fired from WWE for racial rants which were shot on a sex tape video eight years ago but released just now by The National Enquirer. The caller did not mention Hogan by name but went the diplomatic way saying that there was...

Hulk Hogan files new documents in court against Gawker

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan has filed new court documents pertaining to his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker asking the judge to launch a full investigation into Gawker head Nick Denton and former Gawker executive AJ Daulerio to prove that they were the ones who leaked the confidential transcripts to The National Enquirer, leading to his dismissal from WWE. In the...

CNN Newsroom covers the Hulk Hogan saga

Hulk Hogan

CNN Newsroom, hosted by Brooke Baldwin, covered the Hulk Hogan saga today with a segment that lasted around 5 minutes. First CNN ran a video report saying Hogan got a smackdown from WWE and recapped the whole story of the legal battle with Gawker. They then showed the apology that Hogan gave to PEOPLE Magazine last week. Baldwin then introduced...

Hulk Hogan getting trolled by UK fans on Twitter

Hulk Hogan

In another Hulk Hogan story, the former champion has been looking like a fool on Twitter as fans, mainly in the United Kingdom, are trolling the Hulkster and tricking him to retweet photos that are actually celebrities or sports stars across the pond. Fans have been sending photos of black footballers Rio Fedinand, Kolo Toure, Danny Welbeck, and...

Kamala defends Hulk Hogan

Kamala

James Harris, better known to wrestling fans as Kamala, is the latest former wrestler to defend Hulk Hogan over the racist rants which were recorded several years ago. Harris feuded with Hogan both in the then WWF and over at WCW. “That’s not the Hogan I know. Hogan always treated me like a gentleman,” he told The Bleacher Report...

Hogan thanks fans on Twitter, Steiner rips him apart

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan used Twitter to thank those who are standing by him during this storm that saw him being erased from WWE and losing a ton of money over racist remarks from 2012 that made their way online just now. “Thank you to all my friends, family and business partners for all your love and support, you guys know who I really am and I love u 4...

Curtis Axel drops Hogan impersonator gimmick

Curtis Axel

Curtis Axel’s gimmick of impersonating Hulk Hogan has been axed and the son of WWE Hall of Famer Mr. Perfect is back to his original character following the Hogan racist saga that has captivated the Internet since news broke in the early hours of Friday. WWE has already removed Axel’s photo dressed as Hogan from his bio on WWE.COM and has...

Hogan’s Beach restaurant manager says everyone is welcome

Hogan's Beach

The Hogan’s Beach restaurant which is part of the Best Western Bay Harbor hotel in Tampa, Florida, is still open for business bearing Hogan’s name. In comments given to RadarOnline.com, Hogan’s Beach manager said, “The restaurant has nothing to do with the comments made by Hulk Hogan. We are open for business, and we welcome and serve...

2K removes Hulk Hogan from upcoming WWE 2K16 video game

WWE 2K16

WWE 2K16, the upcoming WWE video game has just lost one of its biggest stars. As expected, Hulk Hogan will not be involved in the game and WWE asked 2K to yank him out. “We are highly respectful of the way that our partners choose to run their business and manage our partnerships accordingly. We can confirm that Hulk Hogan will not appear in WWE...

FBI material on Hogan were classified as “highly confidential” and for “attorneys’ eyes only”

Hulk Hogan

In a blog posted on July 10, Gawker CEO Nick Denton wrote how the trial against Hulk Hogan was already supposed to start but the company’s lawyers were pursuing a lead about a suspicious audio track. The start of the court case was delayed and now we know why. “There will be a third act which we believe will center on the real story: the...

Mark Henry “hurt and offended” by Hogan’s remarks

Mark Henry

In a post on Twitter, former champion Mark Henry said that he was being “hounded” by media today to share his thoughts and experiences with Hulk Hogan. He said he preferred not to be dragged into it but feels the responsibility to at least make some sort of a statement. Henry said that there was history of racial slurs and prejudices in the...

Brooke Hogan writes beautiful poem about her father

Brooke Hogan

Hulk Hogan is not the only one effected in this latest story. His daughter Brooke, who was originally the subject of all this, gave her own take on the story. “You want my comment, media sharks? Here it is,” Brooke tweeted, along with a link that goes to her Facebook page. The link goes to a photo post, a collage of photos of Hulk with his...

Major media outlets cover the Hulk Hogan story

Hulk Hogan

The news of Hogan’s racist rant and WWE’s decision to disassociate itself from him made it to the mainstream media as Hulk’s day from hell continued to get worse by the second. CNN, ESPN, Fox News, TMZ, ABC News, CBS News, The Associated Press, New York Post, Sports Illustrated, TIME, Washington Post, Rolling Stone, US Magazine, CNBC, Wall...