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Hulk Hogan Had Help In Sex Tape Lawsuit

5/25/2016 7:18pm EDT
Peter Thiel
Former WWE superstar Hulk Hogan had some help taking on Gawker Media earlier this year.

Founder Nick Denton suspected that Hogan had a tag team partner in wrestling his media company.

“My own personal hunch is that it’s linked to Silicon Valley, but that’s nothing really more than a hunch,” Mr. Denton told the NY Times. “If you’re a billionaire and you don’t like the coverage of you, and you don’t particularly want to embroil yourself any further in a public scandal, it’s a pretty smart, rational thing to fund other legal cases.”

It seems that he guessed right.

According to Forbes, s...
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Hulk Hogan Sets Wrestling Return Date

4/9/2016 9:03pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan has made it known that he would like to return to the WWE.

He hopes to be back for WrestleMania 33 next April.

The wrestling event draws almost a hundred thousand fans each year. Hogan remembers what it's like to be out there in front of that many people.

“Once you get there in front of 100,000, the final element is how you respond to the people,” explained Hogan to Sports Illustrated. “Usually by the time you get to a crowd that big, you already have your act together. With a crowd that big–even if you bodyslam a giant–the signals come back awkwardly. It’s ...
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Stone Cold Steve Austin On Hulk Hogan's Racist Rant

4/8/2016 11:21pm EDT
Stone Cold Steve Austin On If The WWE Should Forgive Hulk Hogan
Stone Cold Steve Austin addressed Hulk Hogan's racist rant earlier this week on TMZ Live. Austin was asked if he thinks the WWE should forgive Hogan for the racist comments he made about his daughter's boyfriend. Hogan believed the conversation to be private.

Austin took the easy way out.

"Man, that's up to Vince. He's a lot smarter than I am," Austin said. "He's the one who's got to weather the storm, you know, since it is a public company now. How soon or how long does it take for something like that to be forgotten, let alone just forgiven? You can never forget it, but can you forgiv...
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Hulk Hogan Says Sleeping With His Best Friend's Wife Is The Worst Decision He's Made

3/25/2016 5:41pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan says that having sex with his best friend's wife was the worst decision he's ever made.

During an appearance on The View, Hogan discussed the sex recording of him with the wife of his best friend, talk show host Bubba the Love Sponge, Heather Clem (now Cole). Hogan had Bubba's blessing to have sex with Clem, however, he still regrets it.

"I’ve got a ton of regrets about it" says Hogan. "It’s the worst decision I’ve ever made in my life."

One of the three recordings included Hogan making racist statements to Clem about his daughter's black boyfri...
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Hulk Hogan Was Scared Of Nick Denton During Trial

3/24/2016 7:11pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan says that Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, frightened him when the two came face to face in a Florida courtroom.

Hogan told the New York Post, “He scared the hell out of me.’’

“Denton and I had a stare-down. He scared me staring at me, man. He just sat there staring. It was right after his cross-examination. He stood up and stared. It was like he was going to call me out at Wrestlemania. Yikes!”

Hogan says that during the trial, he wrote affirmations to get him through it: “All I did was write for 11 days affirmations: ‘I am victorious. I am grateful. I am highly fa...
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Heather Cole's Husband Tried To Convince Hulk Hogan She Leaked Sex Tape

3/22/2016 3:51pm EDT
Did Heather Cole Leak The Hulk Hogan Sex Tape?
Heather Cole's former husband, Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, insists that she is the one responsible for leaking the sex tape.

According to new court documents obtained by The Sun, Clem told Hogan that his then-wife is a “very evil woman that I’m embarrassed to have been married to.”

Hogan did not believe him. Hogan shared he thinks it was Clem who leaked the tapes in a series of text messages.

“You lie to me and...filmed everything that’s the only reason all of this is happening,” Hogan said.

“Listen u know that I love you terry period,” Clem responded. “I didn’t release the footage, ...
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Transcripts From Hulk Hogan's Sex Tapes With Heather Cole

3/20/2016 9:28pm EDT
Transcripts From Hulk Hogan's Three Sex Tapes With Heather Cole
Transcripts from the three sex tapes of Hulk Hogan and Heather Cole (then Clem) have been unsealed. They reveal all sorts of strange details about the relationship between Cole, her husband and Hogan.

Cole married to Hogan's best friend Bubba the Love Sponge when the tapes were recorded in 2007. Cole testified in court that her husband selected the men she have sex with. It seems, Hogan was one of his picks.

The first tape shows Heather Cole giving Hogan oral sex while her husband walks in and out of the room talking to the pair. Hogan refers to Cole as his "Christmas present" while ...
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Heather Clem Very Upset About Sex Tape With Hulk Hogan

3/18/2016 10:44pm EDT
Heather Clem Tearful And Scared During Hulk Hogan Trial
While her former husband, Bubba the Love Sponge refuses to testify, Heather Cole gave a taped deposition for a Florida jury in Hulk Hogan's civil suit against Gawker Media.

Judge informs the jury Bubba the Love Sponge Clem will not be testifying. Tells them he was "unavailable." #hulkvsgawk

— Anna Phillips (@annamphillips) March 17, 2016

Cole, then Clem, is Hogan's partner in the sex tape he is suing the online media outlet for publishing.

Cole says she was not aware she was being filmed with Hogan. She was upset when the tapes became public. After her ex showed her the tape, she re...
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Hulk Hogan Wins $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit

3/18/2016 8:37pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
A Florida jury has awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million in his lawsuit against Gawker Media. This is $15 million more than he originally asked for.

Hulk, who's real name is Terry Bollea, sued Gawker in 2012 after the website published a one-minute, 41-second excerpt of Hulk and Heather Clem's sex tape video, along with a commentary on the sexual acts. Heather's husband, recorded his friend Hulk and his wife using a home security system. Heather says her husband enjoyed filming her with other men and filmed her having sex regularly. It's unknown if Hulk knew he was being filmed but he says he w...
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Hulk Hogan Was 'Humilated' By Sex Tape Release

3/8/2016 8:39pm EST
Hulk Hogan Testifies About Sex Tape In $100 Million Gawker Lawsu
Professional wrestler Hulk Hogan took the stand this week in his $100 million lawsuit against Gawker Media and told a Florida jury he was "completely humiliated" when a video of him having sex with the wife of his then-best friend was released online.

Hogan, legal name Terry Bollea, said the 1 minute and 41 second clip published by Gawker caused him difficulties in both his personal and professional life.

"I was completely humiliated," he said. "It was even embarrassing as my character. Hulk Hogan was embarrassed."

Hogan's attorneys said even though the World Wrestling Entertainment and ...
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Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker Media To Begin

3/6/2016 10:13pm EST
Hulk Hogan
WWE legend Hulk Hogan is set to begin his second legal battle with Gawker Media over his 2012 sex tape.

Hogan is suing the media company for $100 million dollars. He wants damages for defamation, emotional pain and loss of privacy.

In October 2012, Gawker posted a video showing the wrestler having sex with a woman named Heather Clem. Hogan's sex partner was married to Hogan’s best friend, talk radio DJ Bubba “the Love Sponge” Clem. The post was accompanied by a written essay describing the sexual encounter. It was less than nice.

Clem's husband gave her permission to have sex with Hog...
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Hulk Hogan Can't Compare His Sex Tape Case To Erin Andrews' Nude Videos

3/6/2016 3:33pm EST
Hulk Hogan Will Not Be Allowed to Compare Sex Tape Case Against
A judge ruled that wrestling legend Hulk Hogan won't be allowed to cite sports reporter Erin Andrews’ case against a peeping tom who secretly filmed her naked and Marriott Hotels in his upcoming legal battle against Gawker Media.

Judge Pamela Campbell granted Gawker’s motion to exclude any evidence related to Andrews’ case. She didn't want “confusion on the legal issues” at hand.

Hogan's lawyers aren't happy with the ruling.

“What’s interesting is that I get this sense that the public and media are so in favor of Erin Andrews,” Hogan’s attorney Charles Harder. “But for some reason, Hulk...
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These Celebs' Kids Wound Up On The Wrong Side Of The Law

10/27/2015 4:12pm EDT
Thanks To Some Poor Life Choices, These Kids With Famous Parents
Let’s face it. In the end? In the final analysis? You DON’T want to be the child of a celebrity. Sure, you grow up in the lap of luxury and enjoy privileges that that the rest of us can only dream, but the pitfalls can -- and usually are -- much worse.

Imagine having to live up to the career standard set by your world-famous, multi-millionaire parent?

Imagine having your every mistake, false move or indiscretion trumpeted across all the blogs and tabs?

Imagine if -- heaven forbid -- you’re not as blessed with the great looks of mom and dad?

That’s pressure. And that kind of pressure can...
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Vice President Hulk Hogan?

8/29/2015 5:15pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan has his eyes set on the vice presidency. The former WWE star wants to join Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on his campaign.

When asked about the election, Hogan, real name Terry Bollea, told TMZ.com: "I don't want to be in the ring with any candidates. I want to be Trump's running mate... Did you hear that? Vice President Hogan?"

They may make a good pair. They're both known for saying what they think with little regard for race or gender.

Hogan also said he has no hard feelings towards WWE exec Vince McMahon, who erased all of Hogan's history from the wrestling ...
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One Call From This Person Saved Hulk Hogan's Life

8/5/2015 1:47pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Amid the current N-word and sex tape controversies, a report out recalls how Hulk Hogan allegedly attempted suicide years ago. The former WWE wrestling legend thanked a woman -- and dear friend -- for saving his life from self-destruction.

According to a recent report by the National Enquirer, Hulk Hogan's destructive life as a wrestler in the WWE circle, and a husband, father and business person outside the ring nearly cost him his life. The tabloid points to a 2009 memoir about Hogan, real name, Terry Bollea and recalls his rise to fame and a near-death experience with a suicide attempt....
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Hulk Hogan's 'Best Friend' Dies At 61

7/31/2015 6:57pm EDT
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper
Breaking: Sadly, WWE's "Rowdy Roddy Piper has died. The World Wrestling Entertainment icon passed away suddenly Friday at 61. His cause of death is said to be due to a heart attack, often called cardiac arrest.

Piper, birth name, Roderick George Toombs, was pronounced dead at his home at the noon hour today, according to his spokesperson who is clearly distraught over the pro wrestler's sudden death.

"I am devastated at this news. Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known. This is a true loss to us all."

Rod...
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New Hulk Hogan Bombshell Involves LGBT Community

7/28/2015 8:53am EDT
Hulk Hogan
Just when you think Hulk Hogan's racist celebrity scandal can't get any deeper and repulsive in the entertainment world, it does indeed. The latest update on the disgraced WWE wrestler claims the Hulkster can add homophobe to his list of troubles.

According to the National Enquirer, which first broke the story about Hogan's racist controversy, new audio from the same-sex tape revealed disparaging comments about the LGBT community.

On the tape, Hulk Hogan, real name, Terry Bollea, 61, is talking to Heather Clem, ex-wife of his former pal Bubba “The Love Sponge." After Hogan and Clem comple...
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Brooke Hogan On Hulk Hogan's N-Word Rant: 'If You Knew My Father'

7/24/2015 4:38pm EDT
Brooke Hogan Defends Father, Pens Poem On Social Media In Wake O
Brooke Hogan Bollea, the daughter of the embattled professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan, spoke out after a backlash ensued over her father's use of the N-word and racist admission in a sex tape. The scathing discovery led to the WWE firing the wrestling legend.

Hogan, birth name, Brooke Ellen Bollea, 27, took to her social media accounts, Facebook and Twitter in a cryptic manner. She did so after it became apparent media sources were tugging at her for a statement over her father's controversy surrounding a racist-laced rant.

You want my comment, media sharks? Here it is: https://t.co/ow...
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Is Hulk Hogan Being Paula Deen'ed Over N-Word Controversy?

7/24/2015 10:26am EDT
Hulk Hogan
Has the Hulkster been Paula Deen'ed?

Reportedly, Hulk Hogan is embroiled in an N-word controversy. In the wake of a controversial radio audio clip of the Hall of Fame wrestler surfacing, the brass at World Wrestling Entertainment (that's WWE, brother!) yanked all references to Hogan from its website.

Scroll down for the N-word audio clip, allegedly of Hulk Hogan.

Hogan, 61, real name, Terry Gene Bollea, no longer appears on main segments of the official WWE website, according to Wrestling News Source.

"On WWE.com, Hogan is no longer listed on the WWE Hall of Fame page, and all of his me...
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8 Action Stars Over Sixty We Want For 'Expendables 4'

8/15/2014 10:00am EDT
Expendables 3
This weekend marks the opening of our third "Expendables" film. Yes it leaked online weeks ago, but that's small potatoes.

No minor setback could hinder Sylvester Stallone's box office take, not when he's in a film so inundated with action stars that each one has roughly 4.2 seconds of screen time (at which point they have their choice of high-fiving Stallone, casually ignoring an explosion or shooting an intern dressed in SWAT gear, before being hurriedly shuffled off-screen).

It is our firm belief that "The Expendables" should continue for at least seven more sequels, enough that Stallo...
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Worst of the Worst: Hulk Hogan's "Hulk Rules"

8/1/2014 7:00pm EDT
Hulk Hogan, BROTHER!
It's almost impossible to describe anything as "the worst ever" because if there's one thing humans are good at, it's having opinions on things, and describing something as being bad can often be taken so far as to be seen as a personal attack. And invariably, there is almost always something that's even worse.

People will always also argue that things they don't like are bad, but that's just their opinion, and that is only one way of looking at it, because realistically not everyone will love everything, it's how it works. However, there are truly some songs that are so bad that they can ...
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Hulk Hogan's Ex Wife Sued By Her Ex Lover For Making Him Do Hard Labor

8/1/2014 6:27am EDT
Linda Hogan and Charlie Hill
Hulk Hogan's ex-wife Linda Bollea is being sued by her former boy-toy fiance, who is looking for a $1.5 million payday for performing numerous "laborious tasks" for her during the time they were together.

Bollea, 54, began dating Hill shortly after her 2007 separation from the wrestler, when Hill was just 19 years old.

The couple dated until 2012.

The legal docs, obtained by TMZ, list things like waxing her yacht, landscaping and construction at her Simi Valley, California home and fertilizing 25 acres of avocado trees.

After amicably splitting, the couple reached a settlement and Charl...
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7 Celebrity Sex Tapes No One Wanted To See

4/27/2014 11:00am EDT
Hulk Hogan
Not everyone should make a sex tape and these celebrities aren't any different. Apparently in Hollywood, some celebrities have more money than brains and we're here to point out these fools for our own amusement (and yours).

Maybe these select few rich people should've reconsidered before pressing record on the video camera?

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan's sex tape hit the internet with a fury back in 2012. It was 30 minutes long and featured his best friend's wife, Heather Clem. Clips of the tape spawned a lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing it on the internet. It was so strange t...
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Hulk Hogan Wears A Thong & Rides A Wrecking Ball In Miley Cyrus Spoof

10/4/2013 1:01pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Several people have spoofed Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" music video, and now Hulk Hogan has gotten into the act.

The original video features the former "Hannah Montana" star swinging naked on a wrecking ball and licking a sledge hammer.

The wrestling legend couldn't help himself and shot his own version of the provocative video.

Hogan promotes his new web hosting company Hostamania in the clip, which starts with two men eating crayons before the wrestler appears in a black thong and yellow feather boa and riding a wrecking ball.
 
The one-minute video ends with Hogan slapping his own bu...
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Hulk Hogan Sorry For Tweeting Gory Hand Photos

5/28/2013 2:07pm EDT
Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan has apologized to his Twitter followers after he shared a gory photo of his hand with severe burns.

The 59 year-old former wrestler was hospitalized over the weekend in Tampa, Florida after a radiator he was working on exploded and scalded his hand.

Hogan posted photos while at Tampa General Hospital, showing giant blisters on his hand and his skin peeled off after the blisters were removed.

Hogan posted an apology Monday after fans shared their displeasure in being shown the pictures. "I apologize for posting my burned hand photos, with all the feedback I now realize I really...
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Website Reveals Personal Finances Of Celebs Including Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears, Political Figures

3/13/2013 8:27am EDT
Britney Spears
An unidentified hacker has posted the personal financial details of several celebrities online. The individual somehow managed to breach security and obtain information about some of the most famous people in the world.

The targeted celebs are: Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher, Jay Z, Beyonce, Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Sarah Palin, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore, Kanye West, Kris Jenner, Mitt Romney, Tiger Woods, Robert Mueller (FBI Director), Eric Holder (U.S. Attorney General), Stacia Hylton (U.S. Marshal...
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Brooke Hogan Defends Hulk's Leggy Picture

1/30/2013 5:07pm EST
Brooke Hogan
Brooke Hogan has defended her father Hulk Hogan after he shared a photo of his daughter's legs (see it at TMZ.com) on Twitter. The professional wrestler uploaded the pic above with the quote "Brooke's legs."

"A dad can't even be proud of his daughter without sickos makin it something it's not. Really?? Go back to your farm animals. #ignorant," Brooke Hogan snapped after critics took to social media to call her father a pervert.

Still, this isn't the first time Hulk has been questioned over his... hands-on relationship with his daughter. Back in 2008, a firestorm erupted when photos of Hul...
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Hulk Hogan Refiles $100 Million Lawsuit Against Website Over Sex Tape

1/4/2013 9:46am EST
Hulk Hogan
Earlier this week Hulk Hogan refiled a lawsuit against the website that leaked his sex tape after dismissing the action "without prejudice" last month.

In October, the wrestler filed a $100 million lawsuit against Gawker.com shortly after the six-year-old footage of him making love with the wife of New York radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge hit the internet.

According to TMZ.com, last month Hogan dismissed the lawsuit in federal court without prejudice but refiled it in Florida state court this week.

In addition, Hogan is suing his sex tape partner Heather Clem, accusing her of lea...
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Hulk Hogan To Open Margaritaville & Hooters-Style Restaurant -- Times 10

1/1/2013 10:33am EST
CELEBNAME
Wrestler-turned-reality TV star Hulk Hogan is launching his own restaurant.

The 59 year old will open the doors to the Hogan's Beach venue in Tampa, Florida on Monday - and he hopes his fame will bring customers flocking to the venue.

He tells the Tampa Bay Times, "It's going to be Jimmy Buffett's (Margaritaville) times 10; Hooters times 10. It's a logical extension of the Hogan brand, with my image and likeness.

"In 36 years I've become so tangible to the public, and not just Americans. We have a chance to have an international draw. I see myself almost like a general manager, creativel...
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2012 Celebrity Sex Scandals & Nude Photo Leaks

12/25/2012 8:00am EST
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian
Real life often mimics soap operas, and 2012 was no exception. Several celebrities were embroiled in sex scandals and nude photo leaks. As much as these stars try to keep some things to themselves, sometimes their private moments result in a media frenzy.

In September, a video featuring Kanye West getting down and dirty with a woman looking very similar to his girlfriend Kim Kardashian was being shopped around. RadarOnline reported that they viewed the 20-minute sex tape and posted a non-nude screen shot from it.  The video was allegedly made before the rapper started dating the reality st...
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