STEPHEN Merchant joked he's giving up his career as an actor and writer to become a pro-wrestler like his good pal Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. The funnyman, 44, was a guest on this morning's Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show ahead of the UK premiere of his latest film Fighting With My Family - a true story based on WWE star Paige's upbringing. Radio host Evans, 52, told listeners: "Stephen has given up comedy acting writing directing to become a professional wrestler." Stephen revealed The Rock, 46, had given him some sage advice when it comes to stepping inside the squared circle and crafting a wrestling persona. He explained: "You take a part of yourself and you dial it up to a 100." Going on to describe his larger than life alter-ego, Stephen said: "I'd be dressed as Shakespeare, shirtless, white ruff around the neck. Good Evans... How to listen to Chris on Virgin RadioYou can listen to Chris Evans every weekday from 6.30am to 10am on Virgin Radio. The station is available … [Read more...] about Stephen Merchant jokes he’s becoming a pro wrestler and reveals Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson told him to ‘dial it up to 100’
By Jay R. Jordan Published 4:09 pm CST, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 In this Instagram post, former pro wrestler Brooke Adams said, "Happy 1st Birthday to my whittle baby Waffle Butts!!! A day hasn’t gone by yet where you haven’t made me laugh since you became a part of our family. We got you as an emotional support dog to help with my postpartum depression and the loss of my father and you have far exceeded anything I could have ever imagined. After I had my son my other little angel Noodles wouldn’t come out and was highly affected with the new addition of us bringing home a baby! Waffles brought her back to life as he has this entire family. We are so blessed to have you Waffles! I promise to give you your 5 minutes of morning kisses for the next 20 years." less In this Instagram post, former pro wrestler Brooke Adams said, "Happy 1st Birthday to my whittle baby Waffle Butts!!! A day hasn’t gone by yet where you haven’t made me laugh since … [Read more...] about Former pro wrestler sues Houston landlord over ‘emotional support dog’ eviction
PADDY Kirk was thrown into confusion last month when his ex-wife Mandy Dingle arrived and revealed his dad might not be his dad. She had a letter she found from Paddy’s mum to a famous wrestler called Bear Wolf. They’d been having an affair and the letter was dated nine months before Paddy’s birth. So is Bear Wolf Paddy’s real dad? Here’s all you need to know… Is Bear Wolf Paddy’s dad in Emmerdale? No one is sure yet but Paddy’s best friend Marlon Dingle definitely thinks he <could> be. In fact he’s so sure he planned to confront Bear Wolf at a wrestling convention and find out if the wrestler had really had a fling with a woman from Hotten. But Paddy had been quite adamant that he didn’t want to find out if Bear Wolf was his real dad, stating it would ruin his own childhood memories for him. During a heart to heart with Marlon he confessed he was worried about finding out the truth because he wondered if his dad found … [Read more...] about Is wrestler Bear Wolf Paddy Kirk’s dad in Emmerdale?
Park City • The biggest movie star in Hollywood — in terms of box-office appeal and upper-body strength — would normally look out of place among the independent, non-mainstream artists who show their works at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. But Sundance also likes stories about underdogs, and the movie Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson came to Park City to promote late Monday night is definitely one of those. Johnson was in attendance at The Ray Theatre in Park City for the world premiere of “Fighting With My Family,” a comedy based on the true story of Saraya-Jade Bevis, known to the world as Paige, the English pro wrestler who went from her family’s ramshackle wrestling circuit to becoming the youngest woman ever to win the WWE’s Divas Championship. Johnson, who is one of the movie’s producers and appears in it as himself, learned about Paige’s story in 2012 while shooting the sixth installment of the “Fast … [Read more...] about An English wrestler became the youngest woman to win WWE’s Divas Championship. Star Dwayne Johnson came to Sundance to promote a comedy about her life.
As befitting a spin-off of the Fast and Furious franchise, Dwayne Johnson is keeping it in the family. The actor dropped another Hobbs and Shaw image debuting the first look at WWE wrestler and Johnson’s cousin Roman Reigns as the brother of Johnson’s Luke Hobbs. Hobbs and Shaw Image: Roman Reigns After posting a testosterone-fueled image of himself embracing his Samoan roots, Dwayne Johnson shared a new picture from the Hobbs and Shaw set revealing another family tie. Professional wrestler Joe Anoa’i, who goes by the name Roman Reigns, will be starring alongside Johnson as his brother. Roman Reigns hails from the Anoa’i family, an American Samoan family of professional wrestlers of which Johnson is an honorary member, which makes the two of them cousins. So it’s fitting that Johnson has tapped family to play family. Or as Vin Diesel would say it, “family.” [clinks Corona.] Johnson wrote in the caption for the … [Read more...] about First Look: Pro Wrestler Roman Reigns Joins ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ as The Rock’s Brother