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Jon Moxley Talks WWE on Talk is Jericho
The man formerly known as Dean Ambrose, Jon Moxley was on Talk is Jericho Wednesday and explained his frustration with the WWE. Moxley talked about his frustrations with WWE’s writing and power structure. He spoke with Chris Jericho about frustrations with scripts and being unable to change things, plus his butting heads with Vince McMahon. It included his refusal to say a line about his real-life friend Roman Reigns’ battle with cancer (h/t WrestlingInc for the transcription):
“This promo also had a line about my actual friend who’s going through leukemia that Vince wanted me to say, that he tried to talk me into saying,” Moxley stated. “This is where I absolutely drew the line. I said, ‘absolutely not.’”
Moxley is now signed to AEW, and made his debut for the company at Double or Nothing.
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Former WWE Star Terri Runnels Arrested
Terri Runnels, former WWE Superstar, was arrested in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday. According to TMZ, Runnels was carrying a concealed Glock 9mm handgun at a security checkpoint. The class 3 felony carries a maximum sentence of 5 years and/or a $5000 fine.
Runnels commented on the gun, which she says she forgot was on her after visiting her mother’s house. According to Runnels, she uses the gun to shoot armadillo at her mother’s property. Her full statement on twitter can be seen below.
😮😥🙄😤 Love you all…THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE CALLS AND MESSAGES! 🙏❣ pic.twitter.com/UT3QUpf6AX
— Terri Runnels (@TheTerriRunnels) May 30, 2019
NXT Wrestler Hit By Drunk Driver Wednesday
Rachael Evers (real name Rachael Ellering) was involved in an accident on Wednesday. The NXT Superstar was hit by a drunk driver leaving the Performance Center. Evers commented on it on twitter (h/t PWInsider):
Let me start by saying this: I am ok.
I was hit by a drunk driver today on my way home from the PC. Hit and run.
I’m extremely thankful it was my passengers side that was hit. Some people aren’t so lucky-please DONT DRINK AND DRIVE.
— Rachael Ellering (@RachaelEllering) May 29, 2019