Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Jack Swagger Arrested: Marijuana Found On Him

Credit:TMZ

WWE star Jack Swagger was arrested last night in Mississippi, TMZ has learned -- after allegedly driving under the influence ... with pot in his car.Sources close to the situation tell TMZ, Swagger -- real name Jacob Hager -- was leaving a "Smackdown" taping at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was pulled over for speeding.According to law enforcement, the officer who pulled him over determined Swagger was driving under the influence -- and a search revealed Swagger was in possession of marijuana.We're told Swagger -- a former WWE World Heavyweight champ -- was taken in by local sheriff's deputies ... and later released on his own recognizance.He has been charged with DUI, marijuana possession, and speeding -- all misdemeanors.We reached out to WWE, who tells TMZ, "Mr. Swagger is responsible for his own personal actions."
 

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Lucha Libre Talent Says WWE Stole His Gimmick

Lucha Libre USA's RJ Brewer wrote the following on Facebook:

This will be the only time I respond to the questions I have received regarding WWE “stealing my stuff.” I have been wrestling for Lucha Libre USA for almost 3 years and have been using that platform to speak against illegal immigration from the start.

I have been featured on CNN, Fox News, The Geraldo Rivera Morning Show, front page of the LA Times, front page of the BBC, and most recently, ABC… Nightline.

I knew it was only a matter of time before someone else took advantage of my press and success. For me to complain would say I am against capitalism, and that is not true in the least. The reason I have done what I have done is because this is not some silly wrestling storyline, this is real.

My feelings are magnified for the camera and the live audience, but what I say comes from the bottom of my heart. This is why I was invited to the Sheriff Joe Arpaio walk, and asked to be a guest speaker at Rusell Pearce’s (author of SB 1070) fundraiser.

They say the most sincere form of flattery is imitation. I say imitation is suicide, because to try to be what someone else really is, is only killing who you are. Our audience is Latino, our wrestlers are Latino and that is why RJ Brewer is so effective. I don’t need a mouthpiece. I don’t need a machine behind me. I don’t need human growth hormone and/or to be protected by a phony drug test only to be thrown out like yesterday’s garbage when I am finished.

RJ Brewer will always be 100% real, no matter how hard someone tries to diminish that. All I need are my views and a platform to spread them, and so far, that has worked just fine. Lucha Libre USA goes on tour this spring, stay tuned for dates and stay tuned for a documentary to be filmed about “Latin America’s Favorite Enemy.” Last year, an average of 3000 fans came out each night to watch us, and this year should be even better. Thank you."


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WWE Issues Statement On Jack Swagger's Character


After being accused of bashing the Tea Party, WWE released the following statement about Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter characters:

WWE has a long history of creating fictional characters that serve as either protagonists or antagonists, no different than other television shows or feature films. To create compelling and relevant content for our audience, it is important to incorporate current events into our storylines. WWE is creating drama centered on a topical subject that has varying points of view to develop a rivalry between two characters. This storyline in no way represents WWE’s political point of view. One should not confuse WWE’s storytelling with what WWE stands for, similar to other entertainment companies such as Warner Bros., Universal Studios or Viacom

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*Spoiler* Results For WWE Smackdown 2/22/13


Credit:PWInsider

The show opened when Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez came to the ring today.they railed on Jack Swagger and pointed out that this country was built by immigrants. Alberto called out Swagger but Randy Orton came out instead.  He got screwed at the PPV and he wants to kill Swagger tonight.  Booker came out and said it will be Orton vs. Swagger and Alberto vs. Wade Barrett.

Sheamus destroyed Damien Sandow.

Kaitlyn and Layla beat Aksana and Tamina when the champ pinned Tamina.

Jack Swagger beat Randy Orton, with help from Zeb.  Good match and they made Swagger look good.

The Miz beat Cody Rhodes.

Alberto Del Rio beat Wade Barrett. Jack Swagger and Zeb watched from the ramp. After the match, they faced off, setting up their match at WrestleMania
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