– On last night’s airing of Entertainment Tonight, a graphic was shown of WWE developmental wrestler David Otunga (a/k/a Dawson Alexander) attending the reception held after the Michael Jackson public memorial service alongside fiancée Jennifer Hudson. The singer, who is about eight months pregnant, delivered a powerful performance of Jackson’s 1993 hit, “Will You Be There”, alongside a choir at the event. Hudson, who got engaged to Otunga in September, has remained mum on her upcoming wedding.
– The WrestleMania 25 DVD set unseats Macho Madness: The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection for the top spot on this week’s Video Sales – Recreational Sports DVD chart from Billboard. The DVD release of Judgment Day fell from third to fourth place this week. Additionally, TNA’s DVD release of the Lockdown pay-per-view came in sixth place for the second week in a row.
– As noted earlier, Jeff Hardy’s WWE contract is set to expire around July 31st. Company officials have been trying to get Hardy to stay at least through SummerSlam, or when Undertaker is healthy enough to return.
– As reported earlier, former TNA wrestler Lance Hoyt is going under the name Lance Archer in Florida Championship Wrestling. A member of creative found out about the name change and has suggested he do some sort of Robin Hood gimmick in developmental, reports The Sun.