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- During Raw Monday, former WWE performer Maria Kanellis praised her former employer’s anti-bullying efforts with “be a STAR.” She tweeted, “I really love everything @wwe does with #BeASTAR.” A follower of hers deemed WWE’s stance against bullying hypocritical considering that many talents have been subject to blistering ridicule by organization higher-ups, both on-air and off: “How can they advocate non-bullying with all the on and off-camera bullying going on in that company?” The former Diva feels that WWE is making an honest effort to make bullying on their partRead More
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- According to SuperLuchas.net, former TNA Wrestling star Alex Shelley has signed a contract with WWE. – WWE Executive Vice President of Creative Stephanie McMahon, Alberto Del Rio, Mark Henry and James Durbin of “American Idol” fame and others brought the be a STAR Alliance’s anti-bullying message to 500 sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Los Angeles’ Markham Middle School on Friday morning. McMahon encouraged those bullied, “Know that you are not alone. There are many WWE Superstars, many celebrities, a lot of successful people who have been victims ofRead More
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- WWE Superstars, Divas and celebrities spread the ‘be a STAR’ anti-bullying message during the SummerSlam VIP Kick-Off Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday. The party also celebrated a successful year of WWE and The Creative Coalition’s be a STAR Alliance; WWE has held more than 40 anti-bullying rallies, speaking to more than 25,000 children. “I think for our Superstars to be able to go to kids today and say, ‘embrace those things that make you different, embrace those things that kids maybe pick on you for now,Read More
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In celebration of SummerSlam, WWE Superstars, Divas and celebrities spread the be a STAR message at the SummerSlam VIP Kick-Off Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California.Read More
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Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Was Goldberg Asked To Be On RAW 1000?, SmackDown Rating, More

- Friday’s edition of WWE Smackdown scored a 2.02 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 2,960,000 viewers on SyFy. – WWE.com is featuring an article about today’s “be a STAR” rally in St. Louis. – Goldberg stated on his Twitter that he wasn’t approached to appear on tonight’s 1,000th episode of Raw.Read More

Posted On July 23, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More WWE RAW 1000 News, WWE NXT Not Airing In Florida & More

- WWE will be holding a “be a STAR” anti-bullying rally today at the Boys & Girls Club in St. Louis, Missouri. Eve Torres and other Superstars will be participating. – The WWE NXT show did not air yesterday on Bright House Cable in Florida and no WWE programming is scheduled to air. F4Wonline.com reports that the station never received the tape from WWE to air and there is no official reason why. – As a reminder, WWE will hold a RAW pre-show tonight on YouTube at 7:30pm EST. –Read More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Stephanie McMahon Says She Will Be At Monday’s WWE RAW 1000

Stephanie McMahon, WWE’s Executive Vice President of Creative, fielded questions Tuesday via twitter.com/WWEmoms in support of TheOnlineMom.com and revealed that she will be at next Monday’s unprecedented 1000th episode of Raw. The proud mother of three girls answered queries on parenting, WWE’s “be a STAR” anti-bullying initiative, Triple H, Vince McMahon, Vickie Guerrero, women’s wrestling and more. Q: tell us about yourself? A: I’m an executive at WWE and proud mother of 3 girls Q: How old are your girls A: This summer they will be 6, 4 and 2Read More
- Tickets are now on sale for WWE’s SummerSlam Axxess event. The following signings have been announced: Saturday, August 18 Sheamus from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Triple H from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Randy Orton from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. John Cena from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, August 19: CM Punk from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Rey Mysterio from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – WWE Diva Eve Torres spoke at a “be a STAR” anti-bullying event at “Christmas In July” from Los AngelesRead More

Posted On June 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Be A STAR Joins The Brooklyn Cyclones For Anti-Bullying

Zack Ryder, Natalya, Mark Henry and Lilian Garcia share the be a STAR message at a Brooklyn Cyclones game.Read More
- There is concern among WWE officials that Vince McMahon’s mockery of Jim Ross’ affliction with Bell’s palsy in a backstage segment on the June 11 Raw SuperShow could blow up in the organization’s face. The Creative Coalition, which formed a multi-platform, nationwide anti-bullying alliance with WWE, “be a STAR,” would appear hypocritical by conducting business with an organization that practices what they preach against. McMahon’s mockery segment struck a nerve with former WCW announcer Mark Madden, who went on Twitter to blast the WWE chief. “McMahon mocking Ross’ Bell’sRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Otunga Talks Bullying In Storylines, WWE Returns To Canada & More

- CTNewsJunkie features an article on David Otunga and Stephanie McMahon attending a “be a STAR” anti-bullying rally in Hartford, CT this past Monday. Otunga addressed bullying being used in WWE storylines during the rally. “I hate to say it but I was part of this group called the Nexus and we did bullying for the better part of a year,” Otunga admitted. “We pretty much bullied the entire roster… In WWE we see a lot of times there’s bullying and people will bully somebody else but it never worksRead More
British news outlet The Mirror has published an article on WWE Champion CM Punk’s “chilling response” to a British fan who disagreed with his views on gay marriage on Monday. Expressing his disapproval with Amendment 1 Monday morning on Twitter, Punk wrote a message in support of gay marriage being legalized in the state of North Carolina. A Twitter user hailing from Walsall disagreed, writing to the WWE Superstar, “Man was meant for woman, and even the thought of homo’s make me sick.” Punk posted the message and then wroteRead More
WWE Champion CM Punk spoke out on Amendment 1 Monday morning on Twitter as he strongly feels same sex marriage should be legalized in the state of North Carolina. The WWE Superstar subsequently told a fan on the microblogging website who disagreed with his beliefs to “kill yourself;” the message read, “Man was meant for woman, and even the thought of homo’s make me sick.” Punk was chastised for his harsh remark by another Twitter user, who reminded him of WWE’s anti-bullying campaign ‘be a STAR.’ “Telling someone to killRead More
– WWE Champion CM Punk spoke out on the topic of same sex marriage and Amendment 1 Monday morning on Twitter. Amendment 1 is a controversial topic in North Carolina, as it will define marriage in the state constitution as between one man and one woman, and would ban any other type of “domestic legal union” such as civil unions and domestic partnerships. Punk wrote, “Amendment 1 is ridiculous. It’s an invasion of people’s rights. North Carolina, why do you care if somebody wants to marry who they love?” SameRead More
Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Eve, Mark Henry and Stephanie McMahon visit the South Bronx Academy to take part in a be a STAR rally.Read More

Posted On April 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Extreme Rules Pre-Show Reminder, WWE’s “be a STAR”

- WWE Diva Aksana turns 30 years old today. – WWE’s “be a STAR” anti-bullying campaign is now one year old. WWE’s website has an article up touring the one year old program. Based on Vince McMahon’s comments at the shareholders meeting on Friday, WWE’s fight against bullying will last several more years. – As a reminder, we will have live coverage of tonight’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view from Chicago. Coverage will begin at 7:30pm EST when the pre-show kicks off. Tonight’s pre-show will be a bit different as theyRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Reveals His Favorite WMania Match, Lilian Against Bullying

– WWE Champion CM Punk revealed his favorite WrestleMania match during an interview with Marvel.com promoting WrestleMania XXVIII.   “WrestleMania 13, right in my backyard of Chicago. Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin,” he said. “I can remember every punch thrown, every bodyslam and every submission move. It’s just one of those perfect matches that told a story. There’s just so many to choose from, but this match is the one that sticks out the most.”   The Straight Edge Superstar also discusses his impending WrestleMania matchRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mick Foley Not Happy With Name Calling Toward Eve Torres

After Eve declared on Raw SuperShow two weeks ago that she’d taken advantage of Zack Ryder’s feelings to further her own career and planned on doing the same with John Cena, she quickly became the recipient of great scorn. Cena proclaimed on the same show that he lost a “broski” for a “hoeski;” this has led to the WWE Diva being inundated with the derogatory name at live events and through social media outlets. Legendary wrestler Mick Foley, a friend of Eve’s, is not fond of this uncomplimentary storyline andRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Natalya Addresses Flatulance, Sheamus Promotes Anti-Bullying

– New Haven Register has published an article on Sheamus’ visit to ACES Mill Road School in North Haven, Connecticut on Thursday to promote WWE’s anti-bullying initiative ‘be a STAR.’ Sheamus told students that he experienced bullying as a small, overweight red-headed kid. “I didn’t tell anybody. I was afraid to be a tattle tale. I should have told somebody. It’s very important to talk to someone. There’s nothing wrong with you,” he said. — Natalya Neidhart commented again on an angle that took place on Friday’s SmackDown in whichRead More