— It was reported Friday that the official website of WWE developmental promotion Florida Championship Wrestling had removed Calvin Raines, Leroy Parks, Marcus Owens and Peter Orlov from their roster page. Owens, whose real name is Jay Nobles, confirmed on his Facebook account that he was released by WWE on Friday. He was pleased over the developmental.
Nobles wrote Friday of his release from WWE’s grip, “Thank god! The Handcuffs are off!! Free at Last, Free at Last, Thank God All Mighty, I’m Free at Last!!!”
— ESPN.com published an article on SmackDown talent Ted DiBiase concerning the “DiBiase Posse Party,” a Twitter-fueled get-together with tailgating fans outside WWE events.
“Instead of sitting in line for an autograph and getting a handshake and that’s it, I sit around, I tell stories, and they ask questions,” said WWE Superstar. “It’s just like my sitting around with my buddies on the back porch cooking steaks.”
— The latest issues of National Enquirer and Globe feature articles on former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler’s relationship with actor George Clooney.