Christy-WWE Update, Kennedy's Surgery, More Backstage News

Partial Source:

As noted late last night, most of the ideas behind Marty Wright's bizarre "Boogeyman" character have come from the mind of Shane McMahon. He's done a lot of brainstorming for the character.

The Webmaster of Jericho's website has posted the following message via the forums: "It is with sadness and a heavy heart that I must inform you that this past Sunday Chris's beloved mother passed away. I'm sure you will join me in respecting the fact that family always comes first." An upcoming Fozzy tour has been cancelled as a result. We send our condolences to Y2J's family and friends.

Ken Kennedy, who likely tore a lat muscle while wrestling in Italy, is scheduled for surgery today. As a result, Kennedy is expected to miss six months of action.

2004 Raw diva search winner Christy Hemme had recently moved to Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville to undergo more training before receiving the pink slip yesterday via a telephone call by WWE. According to, Hemme had be trying to come up with ideas for a new character direction once she returned to WWE television. Talk about relentless, the woman moves to train harder and she's fired. Her official website,, has also removed the message plugging SmackDown! on Friday's and updating the fans on her status with OVW.