– Former WWE Champion JBL was inducted into the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa this weekend along with Don Curtis, Kurt Angle Road Warrior Animal, journalist Bill Apter and MMA star Dan Severn. JBL also received the Lou Thesz Award while Severn received the George Tragos award.
JBL celebrated Saturday night with Jim Ross, Gerald Brisco and others. Sometime during the night, he had his Twitter account hacked:
“I am gay. #dontputthatontheinternet, I am coming out of the closet tonite in Waterloo #dontputthatontheinternet”
JBL later apologized:
“Wow! Got hacked! Not gay, but nothing wrong with it, sorry for hacking!”
JBL also posted the following photo of he, Jim Ross, Gerald Brisco, Road Warrior Animal and Bill Apter:
Regarding Kurt Angle’s induction, he was not there in person to accept. Angle claimed he couldn’t attend due to obligations to TNA but he did not work last night’s TNA live event in Memphis, Tennessee. Jim Ross revealed that Angle’s award was auctioned off for $250 at the Hall of Fame ceremony:
“Kurt Angle was unable to attend the HOF in Waterloo 2nite. Jerry Brisco auctioned off the award 4 $250.”