The Rock Nearly Talked Out Of WWE Career, Retro Sable Appearance, The Wrestler

— has an article noting that former Saturday Night Live cast member Finesse Mitchell tried to talk Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson out of a career in professional wrestling. Mitchell was a member of the University of Miami football team with Johnson in the early 1990s. When they were both deciding on career paths, Mitchell went with stand-up comedy whereas Johnson decided on pro wrestling. Although, each tried to talk each other out of their careers. The article reported: “(Mitchell) went into comedy – against the advice of his classmate Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who thought it was a bad career choice. Likewise, Mitchell says he tried to talk the future WWE star and all-around action figure out of his plan to go into pro wrestling.” { article}

— On Howard Stern’s “On Demand” channel, Howard TV, they have an episode featuring an appearance from former WWE Women’s Champion Sable, which took place in March of 1999. The episode featuring Sable can be found in the “Girls Girls Girls” menu. Topics discussed during her appearance include Playboy paying her well, thus making her decision to pose nude much easier, how she was “an actor playing a part” in the WWF, if her Playboy photos were airbrushed, how she got her start in wrestling, Marc Mero, Just Shoot Me star Laura San Giacomo’s large breasts, dating Billy Ray Cyrus, if she’s had a lot of plastic surgery done, and more.

— Reader Travis sent in the following… Here are two links to articles for The Wrestler movie: The articles come from the websites of the CBS TV show “The Insider” and They are about The Wrestler after party that took place the last night of the New York Film Festival. Each article contains a picture from the party of Romeo Roselli with Mickey Rourke and gives information on when the movie is coming out. {Link One} | {Link Two}

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