PHOTOS: Tons of New Maria Kanellis Shots Plus Heyman Blog

Nick Paglino

The Heyman Hustle has posted brand new, exclusive photos of former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis. Paul Heyman has also posted a blog along with the photos dicussing his time spent with Maria in WWE. Below is an excerpt from the blog and a sample photo, and you can access the rest of what Heyman has to say as well as the entire gallery by clicking on the provided links.

"OK, I admit it. I checked out the Maria Kanellis edition of Playboy Magazine – and my decision to look past the front cover had absolutely nothing to do with a desire to read the articles.

Much like millions of others, I was more than eager to check out the pictures of my friend from Ottawa, Illinois.

Maria came to World Wrestling Entertainment as part of the 2004 Diva Search after getting some attention on the reality show Outback Jack.

Although Maria finished fifth – Christy Hemme won that year – it was apparent to everyone in WWE that Maria had that magic intangible "IT" factor.

She was young, gorgeous, athletic, funny, and cherished every moment she got to participate. She was a natural for the sports entertainment business.

Maria was also no dummy.

I had the privilege of working with her on a regular basis when I was assigned to develop talent in OVW in 2005, and she was an absolute pleasure to do business with."

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