Lance Cade broke his silence on on his departure from World Wrestling Entertainment in an interview with World Wrestling Insanity this past week. If you recall, SmackDown play-by-play man Jim Ross told the world on his blog that the former WWE Tag Team Champion was released after having a "seizure" during a flight. Cade commented on J.R.'s blog post during the interview. "Well, as far as the release goes, I'm going to flat out admit there's no one else to blame for what happened but Lance Cade. And there's only one person who has to deal with that right now and that's Lance Cade. Even more important than Lance Cade is his family. So, you know, what happened was my mistake, Cade said. "I wasn't so much upset that, they could have just released me and not said anything. You know what I mean? But J.R.'s cryptic blog, it surprised me a little bit. I wasn't happy about it. But, J.R.'s got a job. He's gotta do what he's gotta do. I understand there had to be some business reason behind it, so I saw it the next day, I put it in the back of my head, you know?" Cade wants the fans to know that he takes responsibility for what happened that led to his release. "If I were WWE, I would have fired me too," Cade said. However, he wanted fans to know that he never once received a Wellness Violation – even for marijuana - which he believes is a silly reason for a violation anyway. Cade said his record was clean until the day he was let go. To listen to the interview in its entirety, visit WorldWrestlingInsanity.com.
Former WCW/WWF star Mr. Hughes is promoting shows featuring students of his wrestling school every Wednesday night in Atlanta, Georgia at 375 Commerce Drive. The building is located behind Club Wax Strip Club and admission is free.
World Wrestling Entertainment issued the following press release today: WWE TAPS ZIMMERMAN TO HEAD PR STAMFORD, Conn., December 17, 2008 – World Wrestling Entertainment®, Inc. has named Robert Zimmerman as Vice President, Public Relations and Corporate Communications. In his new role, Zimmerman will be a strategic member of WWE's management team, and oversee business, consumer, financial, and trade press relations and strategy. Zimmerman brings with him 17 years of experience having worked for Dan Klores Communications and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, among others. He has spearheaded corporate activities, media affairs and crisis management for such well-known brands and personalities as Michael Eisner and his new media studio, Vuguru; Howard Stern; Sean "Diddy" Combs; The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition; Ziff Davis Media; Donatella and Allegra Versace; Bill Hemmer; CKX; and Bill O'Reilly. From 1998 to 2004, Zimmerman served as spokesperson for FOX News. As its Vice President of Media Relations, he developed and oversaw press strategies that supported corporate initiatives for the company's cable news channel, talent, international expansion, radio and Internet properties. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment Inc (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to wwe.com/worldwide.
The cover for the upcoming WWE theme music compilation album has been released. You can see the cover at i33.pic-share.info/WWEVol9.jpg
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