– The official WWE website has published an article highlighting the various Superstars and Legends who received their debut Mattel action figures this year, which includes The Shield, Bruno Sammartino, Antonio Cesaro, The Funkadactyls, Kaitlyn and Miss Elizabeth. One WWE Superstar admits to being weirded out by his toy.
“I stared at [my figure] for a couple of minutes, and then I put it down and said ‘I’m just going to pretend that this is a thing that doesn’t exist,’ because it weirds me out,” United States Champion Dean Ambrose. “It’s strange to see stuff like that.”
Cesaro added, “It’s got my trademark ‘Cesaro smirk.’ The first time I saw it was somebody on Twitter — that’s @AntonioCesaro by the way — sent a picture of me during an entrance, and I thought, ‘I don’t remember that.’ Then I realized it was my [Elite] action figure in front of a self-made WWE set. That’s how accurate these figures are nowadays.”
– Joyce Farhat, the widow of WWE Hall of Famer The Sheik (Ed Farhat), has passed away, according to SLAM! Wrestling and PWInsider.com.
Former ECW World Heavyweight Champion Sabu, The Sheik’s nephew, stated on his Facebook page that Farhat passed away on Wednesday evening after being ill for a while. She had been on life support.
Joyce appeared as The Sheik’s valet and spoke on behalf of her late husband in 2007 at the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony.