This Just In: Impact Wrestling is a TV Show!
Original Story: "Kevin Nash Critiques Top TNA Storyline"
Kevin Nash tried to poke a hole in TNA's ongoing "investor" angle involving Dixie Carter and MVP. The two will captain teams at Lockdown for full control of the company, but Big Daddy Cool asks, "if it's a private company, how can it be a hostile takeover? Wouldn't Dixie's father have to be behind it?"
Hold on Kevin, are we assuming wrestling fans are intelligent? Doesn't that fly in the face of every major booking decision made by WWE and TNA in the last several years? I mean, if you want to start taking shots at bad creative plans, let's talk text messages.
For somebody who's been working in the business for as long as he has, I'm pretty sure Diesel is missing a crucial point here in his argument: it's a television show, not real life. In this scenario, TNA has a board of directors. TNA has them just like WCW had them; WWE has had them for decades. Nobody has ever seen the board of directors – they're a plot device wrestling companies use to initiate power struggles. MVP invested a huge amount of money into the company, per the storyline, with the condition that the board give him power on Impact Wrestling.
Kevin's right – TNA is a private company. MVP didn't buy enough shares to have a controlling vote. They aren't publicly traded. TNA doesn't have shares. And of course, in REAL LIFE Bob Carter would have to sign off on a business deal like this. But Earth to Nash: this isn't real life. Maybe he should watch more than eight minutes next time before assuming he has a clear, educated picture of what is happening.
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