Gary told Howard that Hulk had to be out of there by 7:50. Howard had him bring him in. Howard said Hulk had spinal surgery for 9 hours. Hulk said it was actually 12 hours. Howard said wrestling is brutal on the body. He said that you get slammed and things like that. Hulk said that he's never had a match where he didn't get hurt.
Hulk said he had a bunch of pictures on his phone that he wanted him to see. He said there are some naked people on there. He jokingly said that they were all of Bubba the Love Sponge. Hulk showed Howard the pictures of his back from 7 months ago. He said he has a battery in his back and a steel plate in there.
Howard asked if he ran out of money. Hulk said that he had a divorce and a civil case where hew as sued for $60 million. Hulk said he's not wrestling. He's just part of this ''Bound for Glory'' wrestling event.
Howard asked Hulk if he's doing this for Vince McMahon. Hulk said they're not. He said Vince does PG wrestling and this stuff is a little different. Hulk said that some people think he should have worked for Vince his whole life. He said he did some other stuff with other people though.
Howard asked Hulk if he thinks he's the biggest wrestler of all time. Hulk was the only wrestler to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Hulk said that is true. He said in the late 80s and early 90s the government was looking into the business and it pulled that all apart. He said he went off and did some other things and didn't think he'd get back into wrestling. He said he did work with Ted Turner and some other people. He said that he went his own way.
Howard said Hulk estimates that he has gone through hundreds of millions of dollars. Hulk said he and his wife shared in that. He said that they built this mansion and he never wanted to save. He said he ended up wrestling into his 50s instead of saving his money. He said he wanted to retire at 39 or so. He said he was set until the divorce and the civil case. Howard said he understands that his son screwed up and this other kid was badly injured. Howard asked why Hulk had to pay. Hulk said that they have settled. Howard asked if his son was 18. hulk said he was 17 when it happened. Howard said if your child is allowed to drive at 16 then the parent shouldn't be responsible. Howard said you have to assume the kid is a good kid. Hulk said it comes down to this. He said that the insurance settles with the family. If you're a celebrity then there's a civil suit.
Hulk said he's fine now and he's back working again. He said he got married to Jennifer who Howard has met. Howard said he did meet her. Robin asked Hulk if he's having sex with just her. Hulk jokingly said that it's him, Jennifer and Bubba. Howard asked what's going on with Bubba. Hulk said at the end of the day he's got his own opinion. He said that Heather is really nice and he hopes that they end up back together. hulk said Bubba was a great father to the kids and they had the most beautiful family. He said he stayed in their house for a few months and he saw how things were. He said that they were great and it was killing him how well they got along.
Hulk said he feels that they grew apart because Bubba is working so hard. He said that he works many hours a day and he's gone a lot. He said that they end up going in their own directions. Hulk said it's easy to undermine someone who works that many hours a day. Howard asked if there was any cheating going on. Hulk said he doesn't know but he doubts it. Howard said Bubba was posting stuff on Twitter the other day and it was all very cryptic.
Hulk said he thinks once they go to their corners and take a break they'll end up getting back together. Hulk said he doesn't want to get involved but he could ask the two of them what's going on. Howard asked if he thinks it's really over. Hulk said he knows they're not talking. He said that they will have to go through some mad, sad, glad stuff and then maybe they'll think about it and get back tother. hulk said he calls Bubba and Bubba won't even call him back most of the time.
Howard asked Hulk if he'd ever f--k Heather. Hulk said no way. He said that it's man law. You don't f--k someone's ex-wife. Howard said he loves that he understands that. Howard said so many men don't understand that. Howard said he'd f--k Heather if he had the chance.
Howard told Hulk he was almost his father in law. He said he would have dated Brooke if he was single. Hulk told Howard that Brooke really loves Howard and she still talks about him. He said she's 23 now.
Bubba told Howard about Brooke's album and how his ex-wife, Linda, got involved. He said they had to walk away from it all. Howard said it's a shame that they didn't have an amicable break up. Howard said Linda accused Hulk of a lot of things. He said that she said that he f--ked guys. Hulk said he wasn't going to read the book but his lawyers told him he had to read it. Hulk said he read the first chapter where she wrote about this guy having sex with her. Hulk said that she was talking about making love to her high school Phys-Ed coach. Hulk said that she wrote about how sexually active she was and then she pegged him for one mistake he made in Minnesota.
Hulk said that there were a couple of things that were true in the book but not the stuff about him having sex with a man. Hulk said that she accused him of being gay with Bubba. Howard said that he can't imagine he'd f--k Bubba. He said he'd want to be with Brad Pitt or someone like that if he was gay. Howard said that she accused him of being gay with Brutus the Beefcake Leslie. Howard said that must make him nuts.
Hulk said that the thing that got him more than anything was that his daughter was doing this PETA shoot and Linda came out with her stuff the same day and it overshadowed what she was doing. Hulk said he didn't understand why she would do that.
Howard asked why there's not an agreement that they can't write books about each other. Hulk said he doesn't know. He said that if he even looked at Linda she'd call the cops. Hulk said he never laid a hand on her. He said he's not sure why she writes this stuff about him. Howard asked if they talk about the kids or talk at all. Hulk said he doesn't talk to her at all. He said he doesn't want to see her or anything.
Howard asked if Linda is still with the young guy. Hulk said he thinks she is and he's about 22 years old now. Howard said it must be embarrassing to him. hulk said that he's lived in the Tampa area for 56 years and the town he lives in is very small. He said that he had rented an apartment and he could see one of his houses from the apartment he was renting. He said he could see the boats leaving his old house in the boat or in his Escalade. He said he saw the kid riding his Harley one day.
Howard said it must make him nuts seeing that. Hulk said that things were tough. Hulk said he got married on December 14th and as he was getting married there was a Paparazzi guy on the beach. He said he looked out there and saw that his security guy was out there. He said that the guy claimed to have a gun and the security guy took him down. Seven months later he was getting sued. He said that's the kind of stuff that happens to him. Hulk said that this stuff is crazy. He said he could walk out of there and claim he cracked his head in the bathroom and sue Howard over it.
Howard asked Hulk about his wife Jennifer. Hulk said sex with her is off the chain. He's been with her for about 3 and a half years. Hulk said the real secret is that he goes to Nature's Food Patch and they have a little green bottle called Steel Libido. He said you take 3 of those and you're ready to go. He said he doesn't endorse this stuff, he just buys it. Hulk said it's a pill and it's not a medication. He said that he has tried Viagra but he turned all red and got all swollen. He said he has snuck one in there with the new wife too. He said he thought it would take them to places where they had never been before. Hulk said that the Steel Libido doesn't make you all nervous like the Viagra does.
Howard asked Hulk about this event he's doing. He said it's going to be Hulk taking on this guy. Hulk said that the main event is Kurt Angle. He said he's taking on some other guy. Hulk said he's been running this wrestling company for a while now. He said he's willing to fight this guy Sting for control of the company. You can get tickets at ComcastTix.com. Robin asked what the outcome is going to be. Hulk said she's bad. He didn't give her an answer.
Howard read that Hulk and Linda's first date was at his agent's apartment and Hulk ended up going to the bathroom and coming out naked. Hulk said he was tired and he wanted to go to bed. He said he didn't know it was going to lead to all of this. He said he didn't know it was going to end up being a marriage. Hulk said he was depressed and lonely back then.
Howard said Hulk is happy now. Hulk said he's got a nice rental house. He said one of his homes was sold and the other is for sale.
Howard took a call from a guy who asked what kind of money he makes on the Rent-A-Center commercials. Hulk said he aspires to make Troy Aikman money with that stuff. Howard asked about reality TV and if Brooke is still doing that. Hulk said they wanted to keep the show going but they canceled it. He said they were going to do a Hogan Reloaded show and focus on the kids. He said that they were going to have him and Linda interact. He said there was no way he was going to do that. Howard asked if he could imagine making that 18 year old kid a star after that. Hulk said that would be crossing the line. Howard asked if it was tempting to do it. He said it would get him talking to his ex-wife again. Hulk said there was no way he would do it.
Hulk said it was Linda who pitched it to Endemol. He said he told them there was no way he would do it. Howard said maybe the reality shows show too much. Hulk laughed and asked "You think?" Howard said it must have made it tougher at home when they were doing that show. Hulk said it did.
Hulk said that things were already bad in the marriage before the reality show. He said he was hoping it would bring them closer but that didn't work. Howard asked if the kids talk to Linda. hulk said Nick loves her unconditionally. He said Brooke does too but she doesn't communicate as much. Hulk said that Brooke knows that the yelling and screaming isn't normal. Howard said maybe the wife is jealous of her daughter's beauty and youth. Hulk said that can happen.
Howard said his dad must be jealous of him a little bit. He said he might be right about Brooke and Lina. Howard said he's jealous of his daughters noses and teeth. He said that he looks like a chicken and they're great.
Hulk asked how his marriage is going. Howard said he's great. He said the sex is great. Hulk asked if he does anal. Howard said they're not into that. Hulk said he was asking if his wife does him anal. Howard said it happens a few times a week. Howard said he looks at his wife and she's still sexy to him. He said there's only so much sex they can have. He said that she's a great friend to him too.
Howard asked Hulk if he's going to have more kids. Hulk said no way. He said that Jennifer doesn't want kids either. He said that she raised her brothers and sisters so she knows what it's like. Hulk said that Nick and Brooke need them now.
Howard said he was getting the high sign that he had to go. Hulk said he didn't want to go. Hulk said that he used to be afraid to come in but now he doesn't want to leave. Hulk said that people used to tell him things about Howard and it scared him. He said now it feels like sitting on the couch at home.
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