Hulk Hogan’s Racism To Be Exposed On TV

The highly-anticipated second season of the widely popular Rich & Shameless television program is set to premiere on May 7th, much to the excitement of its devoted fans. The upcoming season promises to delve into the juicy details of the scandalous legal battle between iconic professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and media powerhouse Gawker.



As avid followers of this gripping saga will recall, Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, took legal action against Gawker in 2013 over the release of excerpts from a private sex tape involving the wrestler. The case was not resolved until three years later, and it shook the media world to its core. Hogan made comments on the tape that were racist about his daughter’s boyfriend.

Hogan’s lawsuit was filed against Gawker, along with several of its employees and affiliates, on the grounds of privacy violation and defamation. One particularly incendiary aspect of the tape was the revelation of racist remarks made by Hogan, which resulted in severing ties with the once-beloved wrestling superstar.

The tape had been surreptitiously recorded several years prior to its release, and its aftermath ignited a firestorm of controversy that is still felt to this day. In the end, the jury ruled in favor of Hogan, with Gawker being found liable for damages amounting to over $120 million.

Given the explosive nature of the Hogan vs. Gawker legal battle, it is no surprise that the Rich & Shameless program has chosen it as the focus of its upcoming season. Fans can expect to be treated to an in-depth look at the events leading up to the scandal, as well as the aftermath and its lasting impact on all those involved. With the premiere date fast approaching, anticipation is running high for what is sure to be an unforgettable season of this addictive show.

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Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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