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WWE Drops Hulk Hogan

Iconic WWE performer dropped from WWE website, shows
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The WWE Friday said it has dropped veteran WWE wrestler/personality Terry Bollea – better known as Hulk Hogan – from its roster, allegedly over racially-tinged comments made during several radio interviews.

“The WWE has terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan),” the organization said in a statement. “WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide.”

While the WWE didn’t give a specific reason for dismissing Hogan – one of the most influential and celebrated WWE personalities ever – several reports point to racially-charged comments Bollea made during radio interviews dating back as far as 2012. The WWE also reportedly has removed Hogan from its social media materials, including its WWE.com website.

For the full story go to Multichannel.com.

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