Hogan’s reinstatement comes after a turbulent past few years; the wrestler, real name Terry Bollea, was effectively erased from all WWE websites and promotional material after audio footage surfaced in 2015 of him repeatedly using the N-word.
“It will have zero effect on our ability to perform or the level of effort we will put into doing what we love to do.”Hogan, for his part, took to Twitter after the Extreme Games last week to share his appreciation for the “love and support” he’s received from the WWE community.
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Nanny) and three television shows (Thunder in Paradise, Hogan Knows Best and China, IL), as well as in Right Guard commercials and the video game, Hulk Hogan's Main Event.
He was also the frontman for The Wrestling Boot Band, whose sole record, Hulk Rules, reached #12 on the Billboard Top Kid Audio chart in 1995.
Around the same time, Hogan was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit against the now-defunct news site Gawker, after the site posted a clip from his sex tape with his friend’s wife Heather Clem.