Newswire: Hulk Hogan just got fired, brother
Good thing Hulk Hogan has his nannying and mall Santa experience to fall back on, because as of this morning the pro wrestler and sometime reality TV personality is unemployed. Variety reports that the WWE has dropped the wrestler from its roster and scrubbed any mention of him from its website, defying cynics who believed that a cure for Hulkamania would not be found in our lifetime. Hogan has also been removed from the WWE Hall Of Fame.
In a statement announcing Hogan’s firing, the company says, “WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.” That’s presumably an oblique reference to a recently released piece of audio where Hogan’s use of racial slurs was running wild, brother.
The audio is connected to another of the Hulkster’s recent PR troubles, a honestly …