– Contrary to earlier published reports, F4WOnline.com states Friday that Shaul Marie Guerrero (a/k/a Raquel Diaz) remains under contract to WWE after the third-generation grappler asked for her release.
Her bio was removed from the Divas roster page of WWE’s official NXT website, FCWWrestling.info, suggesting that she had parted ways with the sports-entertainment organization. Vickie Guerrero, her mother, then stated Friday morning via Twitter, “Asked to be released from WWE for personal reasons. Im grateful to WWE for the support & love toward my family.”
– Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been confirmed to star as the lead character in the Lore film, which has been described as a “hybrid of traditional narrative and graphic novel.” Barry Sonnenfeld, who directed the Men in Black trilogy and the two Addams Family flicks, will direct the movie. Johnson addressed his upcoming role via Twitter Friday, writing, “Just connected w/ the great Barry Sonnenfeld. We & Warner Bros’ promise you a helluva ride. #LORE.”
– The official WWE website has released a poll asking whether United States Champion Antonio Cesaro should have broken up with Aksana last week on SmackDown. “Absolutely” is currently leading 66% to 34% for “No way.”