Posts tagged "wwe"

The WWE Has Implemented A New Zero-Tolerance Policy On Domestic Violence

The WWE has implemented a strict, zero-tolerance policy concerning domestic violence. [Washington Post] The fact that birth control lets women have happy, healthy, pregnancy-free sex lives is just as good an argument for its increased availability as economic arguments. [Cosmopolitan] Warner Bros. wants a woman to direct the new "Wonder Woman" film. […
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 24, 2014

WWE Announcer Cracks A Kobe Bryant Rape Joke

On "Monday Night Raw" last night, WWE announcer Abraham Washington cracked a rape joke about a wrestler, saying the guy was "like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado ... he's unstoppable." WWE issued an immediate apology. (In 2003, Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old hotel worker; prosecution dropped the charges day…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2012

Hugh Jackman Fractures A Wrestler’s Jaw

For anyone who thinks that musical theater enthusiasts are the opposite of tough, do I have a tale to tell you. On Monday, Hugh Jackman appeared on "WWE Raw." During the event, pro wrestler Dolph Ziggler began taunting him, referring to him as Batman when, duh, he played Wolverine. So Hugh punched him. Hard.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 22, 2011

Linda McMahon Of The WWE Ready For A Congressional Smackdown

Her hubby Vince may have been the chairman willing to jump in the ring and get hit over the head with a metal folding chair, but, behind the scenes, Linda McMahon has been the one running the WWE as its CEO for the past 12 years. Having already smacked down wrestling's glass ceiling, Linda…
By: Jessica Goldberg / September 17, 2009