Hogan Update, The Rock/Leno Last Night, Traci Brooks, More

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-- Dwayne Johnson was on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. Nothing too newsworthy to mention, although they did talk about him playing The Rock Obama on SNL. When talked about his past he went from football then skipped right to acting. Speaking of The Rock, his new movie Race To Witch Mountain opens today in 3,187 theatres. Roger Ebert, who is a fan of Johnson, gave the movie two-and-a-half stars.

-- To update on the current Hogan divorce situation, Hulk has been given the OK to withdraw $225,000 to pay his bills because he 'only' had $300,000-some in his checking account. The shouting match in court yesterday between Hulk Hogan and Linda's lawyer has gotten coverage on CNN and will be getting play on tonight's Showbiz Tonight as well.

-- Wrestling journalist Alex Marvez has a column at ScrippsNews.com looking at the drop in wrestling's popularity among casual fans in 2008.

-- Celeb blog Hellarious has a new photo shoot with So Cal Val and Traci Brooks now online titled 'The ladies of Spike TV's TNA Wrestling'. The accompanying article plugs iMPACT on Thursday nights on Spike.

-- Just a quick UFC note for those following the George St. Pierre vaseline controversy: Nevada will be having a hearing on Tuesday with representatives from BJ Penn and GSP and watching the video of the fight to see if GSP used vaseline on his back to make it harder for Penn to grab onto him.

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