WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross posted the following on Twitter:
"Let's get something straight. I hired Laurinaitis in WWE when he had NO job. I helped him prep 4 his job & I remained an EVP in another dept"
"I'm not going to Smackdown or PPVs. I'm done as best that I know. Might do some Roundtable type stuff. My services aren't required weekly."
"1 more time..I'm fired from wk'ly tv. Our products are still being sold at WWEshop.com because it's good business. Thx 4 support."
Gail Kim Shoots Live Tonight
The first ever live, interactive shoot interview will be broadcast on worldwide live iPPV tonight atwww.WWNLive.com at 8pm EST. The subject will be former WWE Diva and TNA Knockout Gail Kim. She will finally break her silence after quitting WWE when she eliminated herself from a battle royal on Raw. If Kim has the guts to do that, just imagine what she'll say tonight on live iPPV. The Hot Zone live shoot series starts tonight.
The following questions will be asked:
What made you go into wrestling?
-Did you have a problem with the guys coming onto you when you were breaking in?
-How did WWE discover you?
-Did they make you a fair contract offer at first?
-Before going to WWE, you spent almost a year in OVW. What did you think of the training system in OVW?
-What were some of the most valuable things you learned in OVW?
-Who was the best and worst teacher in OVW?
-What were your first impressions of WWE?
-What were your first impressions of Vince McMahon?
-Did the women’s division seem like a priority to the McMahons and writers?
-Who was most helpful to you, both learning in the ring and dealing with life on the road outside the ring?
-Was there anyone that was making life difficult for you?
-What did you think when they told you that you were winning the WWE Women’s Championship in your first night?
-Did you think it was a good idea?
-Did it create any jealousy with the other women?
-What was Trish Stratus like to work with?
-What was Lita like to work with?
-What was Molly Holly like to work with?
-In late 2004 you were released, was it a shock to you? Did you see it coming?
-Why do you think you were released?
-Do you think WWE made the most of your abilities during that first run?
-What led to you going to TNA?
-What were your first impressions of TNA?
-How was TNA different than WWE?
-What were your first impressions of Dixie Carter?
-What were your first impressions of Vince Russo?
-What did you think of being put as the manager of Americas Most Wanted and Jeff Jarrett?
-Did they like the idea and how were they to work with?
-Do you think TNA favors ex-WWE stars over their own homegrown talent?
-Were you impressions of Dixie Carter and Vince Russo changing at all as you spent more time in TNA?
-What was Amazing Kong like to work with back then?
-TNA kept putting you in lots of gimmick matches- street fight, ladder match, do you think it was too much?
-It’s been documented that the Knockouts segment was drawing some of the best quarter hour ratings on Impact, do you think the division got enough credit and respect for that?
-Was there a level of frustration over pay or credit in the knockouts locker room?
-Do you think Dixie Carter was sympathetic towards the women at all as far as getting equal pay and treatment?
-What led to you leaving TNA?
-What led to you going back to WWE?
-Did WWE make any promises that your push and pay would be different?
-Do you think coming from TNA hurt or helped your chances or being pushed in WWE or didn’t make any difference?
-What was different, if anything, about the atmosphere and culture of the locker room when you went back to WWE?
-How about the Diva locker room, was it the same or different?
-What did you think of the new girls, did they have the same work ethic of the class you were first in WWE with (Lita, Trish, Victoria, Molly)?
-Do you think the McMahons and writers had different expectations of the Divas, like less wrestling and more T&A?
-Was the pay improved?
-What did you think of the Piggy James angle?
-Is there a lot of pressure to keep your weight down?
-Do the women put themselves in danger with measures to keep their weight down?
-What made you get breast augmentation surgery? Did you feel pressure to?
-What did you think of the Laycool act?
-What did you think of the angle of being Daniel Bryan’s girlfriend?
-Was Bryan comfortable in those skits?
-When did you start getting frustrated with WWE and think of quitting?
-What led to these frustrations?
-Do you think Vince McMahon gave you enough attention personally?
-Was there anyone you could voice your frustrations to like an agent or writer?
-Who were the most helpful agents?
-Describe the night where you eliminated yourself from the battle royal. Take us from arriving at the building to the moment you knew you were going to do it to posting that you quit on Twitter?
-What was the reaction backstage when you did it?
-What was the reaction from the office to the Tweet that you quit? Who called you and what did they say?
-Why did WWE enforce their contract with you and not release you until a couple of days ago?
-What are your plans now?
-Who gets recognized more- you or Robert Irvine?
These are just a few of the questions Gail Kim will answer when she steps into The Hot Zone at www.WWNLive.com tonight at 8pm EST. Are there any questions you want to ask? Tonight will be your chance. Order now and take part in this interactive shoot.