Hogan is heard spewing hate speech in a conversation about his daughter, Brooke, and her African-American boyfriend, sources told Radar Online and The National Enquirer: “I mean, I’d rather if she was going to f–k some n—-r, I’d rather have her marry an 8-foot-tall n—-r worth a hundred million dollars! “WWE terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan),” said a statement from WWE.“WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.” Hogan followed with a boiler-plate apology later Friday morning.
I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs.” Hogan first alluded to the discord with a cryptic tweet posted early Friday: The backdrop for this controversy is the ongoing lawsuit in which Hogan — call him Terry Bollea in court, please — is suing Gawker Media for $100 million for invasion of privacy, after the website published a clip from the 2006 sex tape allegedly featuring Hogan and the then-wife of his then-best friend.
The trial was set to start July 6, but was postponed with an October hearing and no new trial date.
Friday’s reputation-puncturing revelations about Hogan — whose stage persona exhorted kids to say their prayers and take their vitamins — surely help Gawker’s defense. Online wrestling forums dusted off a years-old radio interview on DJ Whoo’s Sirius XM show in which Hogan uses the slur several times in telling a story.
Brooke Hogan, daughter of pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, got engaged to Dallas Cowboy player Phil Costa on Saturday, June 29 in Las Vegas, Nev.
PHOTOS: Stars' engagement rings The former VHI reality star, 25, posted a photo of the proposal on her Instagram page. In November 2007, Linda filed for divorce from Hulk after 24 years of marriage. Get our biggest scoops delivered directly to your inbox!
In the pic, Costa, 25, is seen on one knee, presenting a ring to a shocked-looking Brooke, who has her hand covering her mouth. Costa, a New Jersey native, is entering his fourth NFL season with the Dallas Cowboys. Click here to sign up today for the Us Weekly email newsletter.
The Paris Hotel's mock Eiffel Towel glows behind them, so it seems the engagement happened on a balcony at the Bellagio. I am so lucky and so grateful." PHOTOS: Famous star families In another blurry picture of Costa putting the ring on Brooke's left hand, she added, "I look scary but this is the face of total SHOCK." While dad Hulk, 59, hasn't tweeted anything yet, her brother Nick, 22, shared his excitement for the couple on June 29, writing, "MY SISTER IS GETTING MARRIED!!!!! " Mom Linda Hogan (who Brooke shared a sometimes hot-and-cold relationship with following her parents' marital problems), tweeted, "My Brooke is getting married!! " She later added a pic of the pair looking at the Vegas Eiffel Tower, writing, "The future Mr.
"Happiest moment of my LIFE," the singer, actress, and model wrote.
What you gonna do when the Hulkster runs wildly racist on you?
If you’re WWE, you’re going to fire the company’s most iconic pro wrestler.
Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan was body-slammed by WWE on Friday when it was revealed he went off on a racist tirade in his infamous sex tape that’s at the center of a lawsuit with Gawker, according to reports. F–king n—-r.” WWE has scrubbed Hogan from several online platforms, according to a report by Wresting Inc.: His profile was removed from the Alumni section of WWE’s website, related merchandise was removed from its online shop and Hogan was removed from the cast listing for Tough Enough, a WWE-produced reality series.