Beer Money Breaking Up?, Hogan On Fan Criticism, More
— As noted before in our spoiler posts, “Wildcat” Chris Harris returned to TNA iMPACT at the tapings this past Tuesday night, to air next week.
Word from TNA is that Harris will be re-forming America’s Most Wanted with former partner James Storm at some point. People in TNA are shocked that they would consider breaking up the highly successful team of Beer Money, but the longterm plan is for Robert Roode to have a singles run. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)
— Hulk Hogan refuted criticism that he “never jobs.” He wrote last Friday on Twitter in response to a fan alleging he would not agree to job to wrestlers below his level of stardom: “You mean like Billy Kidman, who beat me 3 weeks in a row. HH.”
When asked about not jobbing to Shawn Michaels at SummerSlam 2005, he responded: “Vince is the only man that makes those decisions, that came from him. hbk didn’t want to job, not me. Bye, over it. HH.”
— TNA Knockout Velvet Sky is putting together a charity campaign for Gregory Shane Helms after the former WWE Superstar and his girlfriend Karen were involved in a serious motorcycle accident Thursday night. Helms remains hospitalized after suffering a broken leg and ankle, as well as other injuries. He is therefore unable to wrestle, which was his only source of income.
According to her official website, Talia-Madison.net, she is accepting donations on Helms’ behalf to help pay for his outstanding medical and surgery bills, as well as everyday expenses. She asks that people donate what they can via PayPal to [email protected]
Velvet Sky, who said she would never go on Twitter because she thought it was ‘stupid’, launched an account today via twitter.com/VelVelHoller to help spread the word on her charity campaign. This account has been confirmed by her official website as well as former tag team partner April Hunter.
She wrote, “I know I said I would never get on Twitter but I want to use it in a positive way to help spread the word about donations for Helms.”
— TNA Wrestling co-founder Jerry Jarrett now hosts a radio show on The Zone 104.5F FM in Nashville, Tennessee. It airs every Saturday at 11:00 a.m.