Talent Wellness Program Tag

Terry Anderson, who has worked as a seamstress and costume designer for WWE since 1989, confirmed online reports that Maxine has quit the sports entertainment organization. Anderson joyfully teased a WWE departure Tuesday evening via Twitter, writing, “Yes yes yes …so happy a certain person will no longer be with WWE.” She was than asked whether the person in question was Randy Orton, who is currently serving a sixty-day suspension for his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program. She responded “nope.” When asked of the individual again, she responded,Read More
Fueling rumors that WWE may part ways with Randy Orton as a result of his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program, former WWE talent Kenn Doane (a/k/a Kenny Dykstra) stated recently on Twitter that he believes John Cena is among those within the sports entertainment organization lobbying for the SmackDown wrestler’s termination. Doane’s belief is based on Cena admitting to him in 2006 that he wanted Orton fired following his first Wellness Program infraction. One WWE source said while the wrestling stars’ relationship may currently be more amicable, CenaRead More
Former WWE talent Kenn Doane (a.k.a Kenny Dykstra) continues to rail against John Cena on his Twitter account. As noted earlier, Doane said on the micro-blogging website this week that he believes Cena is among those within the company lobbying for Randy Orton’s dismissal following his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program. A Twitter user chastised Doane for spreading rumors about Cena. He responded, “Everyone is entitled to their beliefs. I’m sure his [adultery] in his marriage is a rumor by me too? Or is it truth being told?”Read More
Fueling rumors that WWE may part ways with Randy Orton as a result of his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program, former WWE talent Kenn Doane (a/k/a Kenny Dykstra) said on Twitter that he believes John Cena is among those within the sports entertainment organization lobbying for the SmackDown wrestler’s termination. Doane’s belief is based on Cena admitting to him in 2006 that he wanted Orton fired for his first Wellness Program infraction. “When I was there and Orton got suspended for the first time, Cena told me heRead More
- With WWE’s sixty-day suspension of Randy Orton for his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program last Wednesday, the sentiment within the organization is that management is getting serious about drug testing since he is a top star. It has been widely speculated in the past that WWE officials selectively enforced drug testing policy violations based on a wrestler’s importance to the organization. Since last July, WWE has handed out ten suspensions to nine performers (Andy Leavine, Darren Young, Evan Bourne, Heath Slater, Mike Chioda, R-Truth, Randy Orton, ReyRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Breaking News – Randy Orton Suspended For 60 Days

WWE has announced that Randy Orton has been suspended for 60 days effective Wednesday for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. Randy Orton suspended for 60 days STAMFORD, Conn. – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Randy Orton for 60 days effective today for his second violation of the company’s policy. COMPLETE LIST OF WWE DRUG POLICY VIOLATORS »Read More
– Scotty Riggs, who held the WCW World Tag Team Championship with Marcus “Buff” Bagwell, stated the following Tuesday on Facebook after his former tag team partner was involved in a serious car accident last week while traveling near his hometown of Marietta, Georgia: “FLOCK U” … KEEP MARK (Bagwell) IN YOUR POSITIVE ENEGRY & PRAYERS … HE’S COME A MILLION MILES BUT HAS A MILLION MORE TO GO!!! … I’LL BE CALLING HIM AGAIN LATER THIS WEEK!!” Bagwell has made major progress since the accident as he was dischargedRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Breaking News: Rey Mysterio Suspended For 60 Days

The following is from WWE.com: STAMFORD, Conn. – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Oscar Gutierrez (Rey Mysterio) for 60 days effective Thursday, April 26 for his second violation of the company’s policy.Read More
– During AfterBuzz.com’s post-show for Monday’s Raw SuperShow, SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia’s husband Chris Jozeph mentioned in passing that Evan Bourne is in rehab when the topic of tag team partner Kofi Kingston’s match against The Miz was brought up. WWE announced on Jan. 17 that Bourne had been suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. The Raw Superstar then went on Twitter to apologize to fans for his misdeed. “Sorry y’all. Sometimes we become our own worst enemy,” he tweeted. —Read More

Posted On January 21, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Kofi Kingston Gets A New Tag Team Partner, Maryse On eBay

– Kofi Kingston partnered with Mason Ryan against WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo at Friday’s WWE SuperShow event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ryan took the pinfall following the Backstabber. WWE announced Tuesday that Kingston’s “Air Boom” partner Evan Bourne would be suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. — Shawn Michaels’ MacMillan River Adventures won an award won an award for Best Conservation at Thursday night’s Golden Moose Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The awards show will air on the Outdoor ChannelRead More

Posted On November 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Breaking News: R-Truth Suspended

From WWE.com: In accordance with the Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Ron Killings (R-Truth) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s policy.Read More
Darren Young’s thirty-day suspension for his first violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program expired on Friday. Therefore, he is now eligible to resume performing for the organization. WWE announced on October 6, 2011 that the NXT contestant had been suspended for thirty days due to his non-compliance with their drug testing policy. On the subequent episode of NXT, program host Matt Striker implied that Young had been eliminated from the competition due to his infraction as he referred Derrick Bateman and Titus O’Neil as the final two competitors. Two otherRead More
– The official Twitter feed of WWE issued the following notice Wednesday: “Watch The Insider tonight on CBS stations for Eve, Kelly Kelly and Alicia Fox! Check local listings for time & channel!” — Darren Young turns 32 years old Wednesday. WWE.com announced on October 5 that Young was suspended for 30 days for his first violation of their Talent Wellness Program. He is eligible to resume performing on Friday. — Numerous Twitter users noted today that Beth Phoenix is no longer following CM Punk and Amy “Lita” Dumas onRead More

Posted On November 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Is Evan Bourne At SmackDown?, Why Jim Ross Segment Was Cut

– Jim Ross’ advertised segment with Michael Cole was cut from Monday’s Raw SuperShow because The Walt Disney Company were contractually guaranteed that no scheduled segment featuring The Muppets would be cut from the program. It wasn’t a last minute decision, though, as Ross’ segment was eliminated before Raw took place. Contrary to Cole’s claim, Ross was at Philips Arena. — All December, WWE Classics On Demand celebrates “Season’s Beatings,” featuring memorable holiday shows and festive moments. — It is believed that Evan Bourne is not at tonight’s SmackDown tapingRead More

Posted On November 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

More Details On Evan Bourne’s WWE Suspension

WWE announced Tuesday they have suspended performer Evan Bourne for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. WWE issued a press release stating: “In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Matthew Korklan (Evan Bourne) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s policy.” Bourne’s suspension was not unexpected since he was summoned to a meeting with WWE officials at Monday’s Raw SuperShow in Atlanta, Georgia regarding a recent violation of their Substance Abuse and Drug TestingRead More

Posted On November 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Evan Bourne Issues Comment, WWE Upset With Tepid Response

– WWE officials were upset with the tepid response towards their Twitter trending efforts Monday night during Raw. No WWE related terms trended until the show’s conclusion, which was only brief. — In today’s birthdays, Raw Superstar Tyler Reks turns 33 years old, former WWE Superstar Billy Gunn turns 48 years old and WWE Hall of Famer Bobby Heenan turns 67 years old. — Evan Bourne stated the following on Twitter after WWE announced they had suspended the Raw Superstar for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation ofRead More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Breaking News: Evan Bourne Suspended By WWE

The following is from WWE.com: In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Matthew Korklan (Evan Bourne) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s policy.Read More

Posted On October 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Heath Slater Issues Statement Concerning WWE Suspension

Heath Miller, who WWE suspended Monday for 30 days due to his first violation of their Talent Wellness Program, issued a statement Friday concerning the event. “Mr. Excitement” wrote: “As most of you already know, I am going to be out of the WWE spotlight for the next few weeks. Of course everyone is going to form thier own opinions on why that is but I don’t feel the need to explain myself to all the SLATER HATERS out there running thier mouths. There R plenty opinions on why thatRead More

Posted On October 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Wrestler Suspended For Wellness Policy Violation

WWE announced Monday the suspension of SmackDown talent Heath Slater for 30 days following a violation of their Wellness Policy. Their official statement reads: “In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Heath Miller (Heath Slater) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s policy.” Slater joins NXT talent Darren Young on the suspension list for violations of the policy. He was suspended on October 6. Complete list of Wellness Policy violations ->Read More