- Jim Ross, who many perceive has been subject to on-air ridicule by WWE brass, addressed fan concern regarding bullying on company programming in a Twitter post Thursday. He wrote, "Find it amazing that some fans cannot separate a fictitious, pro wrestling villain w/ real, every day life bullying. @WWE=entertainment, FYI."
Vickie Guerrero, whose physical appearance has been subject to ridicule on WWE programming on numerous occasions, re-tweeted the message in agreement. Though Guerrero publicly takes the on-air derision in stride, broadcaster Jerry Lawler was issued a directive by management to cease all negative remarks concerning her appearance last year after the sports-entertainment organization's anti-bullying campaign came under fire from an affiliate.
- Former WWE Superstar Gangrel posted a tweet Monday in remembrance of Luna Vachon, who passed away two years ago to the day. He wrote, "LUNA VACHON, i know your at peace my sweet Angelle,flying high with angels! You are missed in this world!"
Vachon, aged 48, was found dead by her mother at their Florida home. According to the District Six Medical Examiner's Office in Florida, she died from an "accidental overdose of oxycodone and benzodiazepine." Investigators previously found crushed pill residue and snorting straws at multiple locations inside her house.
- This week's issue of Sports Illustrated features an article on devoted fans of NFL teams and Reby Sky is among those pictured. Prior to becoming a professional wrestler, she gained fame as a New York Giants fanatic.
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