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15 wrestlers that have been blacklisted by WWE

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Chris Benoit

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The “Rabid Wolverine” Chris Benoit will likely never ever come up again on WWE TV and for good reason. For those of you living under a rock, WWE has made every attempt to erase Benoit from  their website and he is not allowed to be mentioned on WWE programming because of the murder-suicide from 2007 where he killed his wife Nancy and son Daniel before killing himself.

Benoit was respected by wrestling fans and wrestlers in the locker room because he was an excellent wrestler and, by most accounts, he was a nice guy out of the ring. No one will know for sure what caused Benoit to commit those heinous acts in 2007 but the story was all over the news for weeks and WWE was heavily scrutinized and perceived to be a company that freely allowed wrestlers to take drugs.

The aftermath from the Benoit story caused WWE to drastically change their product. Their shows are now TV-PG because they want to soften the public perception and appeal to advertisers, they’ve implemented concussion testing, and their drug testing is stronger than it’s ever been.

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Eminem fires back at Machine Gun Kelly with “Killshot” diss track (listen here)

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Eminem promised that he would fire back at Machine Gun Kelly and he came through on Friday with the NSFW tracked titled “Killshot.”

Your reply got the crowd yellin’ ‘Ooo’, so before you die let’s see who can out-petty who with your corny lines,” he raps. “I’m 45 and I’m still out-selling you.”

Their issues date back to 2012 when MGK tweeted that Eminem’s then-16-year-old daughter Hallie was “hot as (expletive).” MGK later said that his tweet resulted in him getting blackballed from the music industry.

The feud escalated when MGK responded in a diss track titled “Rap Devil,” days after Eminem mentioned him on the “Kamikaze” album.

We’ll see how MGK responds to this. Here is the “Killshot” track that was released today:

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Norm Macdonald explains his recent #MeToo comments

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Norm Macdonald is setting the record straight after the backlash he received for comments about the #MeToo movement.

Macdonald was on The View on Thursday and said that his comments about #MeToo were taken out of context. He also said that his comment about being glad that #MeToo slowing down was a reference to Chris Hardwick and that people should not automatically make a judgment on a he-said-she-said case. Macdonald acknowledged that if someone had accusations from “500 women” then “obviously the guy is guilty.”

He was also asked about his “Tonight Show” appearance being canceled in the wake of his comments. The full interview can be seen below.

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Mac Miller dead at 26 of apparent overdose

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Mac Miller has died. TMZ is reporting that police were called around noon on Friday to his home in San Bernadino, CA and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Their police sources believe it was an overdose.

Miller was reportedly dealing with substance abuse issues and those issues were the deal breaker during his relationship with Ariana Grande.

Miller crashed into a utility pole in May and was arrested for DUI hit and run. He later confessed at his home after running away from the cops and he blew 2 times the legal limit.

Miller was scheduled to on tour next month beginning with a show in San Francisco. He was just 26 years old.

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