– Matt Osborne, who played the original Doink the Clown in WWE, did a recent interview with Who’s Slamming Who and said that he recently completed a stint in rehab that was paid for by WWE.
– WWE’s RAW brand will be returning to the Carolinas with live events on June 4th in Asheville, North Carolina, on June 5th in Greenville, South Carolina and on June 6th in Columbia, South Carolina. Tickets go on sale in April and you can purchase them here.
– WWE’s senior management team received major stock grants this past week. It’s interesting to note that Michael Solomon, who was the largest individual shareholder besides Vince McMahon, sold 1,291,363 shares on March 1st for around $22.5 million. He now has 64 shares left.
John Laurinaitis, Executive Vice President of Talent Relations received 35,500 shares worth $618, 410. COO Donna Goldsmith received 43,600 shares for $759,512. Executive VP of Television Production Kevin Dunn received 85,200 shares for $1,484,814. Sr. Adviser of Business Strategies Basil DeVito Sr. received 28,400 shares for $494,728. CFO George Barrios received 49,700 shares for $865,774. Andrew Whitaker, International Executive VP received 21,300 shares for $371,046 and Brian Kalinowski, Executive VP of Digital Media received 35,500 shares for $618,410.