- Although Kelly Kelly appeared on Monday’s Raw, she reportedly has yet to sign a new full-time deal, and may only be working part-time for the company. It’s believed she may be given a unique role where she remains a Diva and attends signings and functions, but is allowed to do outside projects.
- WWE are launching a new half-hour Saturday morning show on the CW network as part of five-hour children’s marathon entitled Vortexx. “WWE Saturday Morning Slam,” will join shows such as Power Rangers and Yu-Gi-Oh, and will feature one wrestling match along with superstar profiles and anti-bullying messages.
“Children make up a huge, huge component of our audience,” said Eric Pankowski, senior vice president for WWE creative and development.
In an average week, the audience for WWE’s national programs includes more than 2.5 million viewers younger than 18, Pankowski said, and about 40% of the people who attend live WWE events bring their kids.
Saban Brands approached WWE about doing the new show. Executives working for the media mogul noticed toys featuring WWE wrestlers were among the bestselling items in the toy aisle, where burly wrestlers do battle with figures from Power Rangers, Star Wars and Transformers.
It all kicks off on August 25th.
- Former WWE Diva Maryse has launched a line of jewelery called “House of Maryse”. She’s using herself as the model:
Go to HouseofMaryse.com for more details.
- CM Punk has gone after UFC Champ Jon Jones on Twitter due to his past driving issues:
“Let’s reward more drunk drivers with endorsement deals! #responsibility.”
Jones who drunkenly crashed his Bentley into a utility pole in May, has just signed a deal with Nike.
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