80s

First Teaser For The Andre the Giant Documentary Is Out And Fans Can't Handle It

HBO has just released the first teaser for its widely-anticipated documentary about André the Giant.The late actor and wrestler has been an icon in the western-hemisphere since the 1980s, and we won't be forgetting about him anytime soon.WWEWhile we already know several surprising facts about André, we're sure there's plenty of more insights the documentary will have in store for us.Born André René Roussimoff, he was nicknamed "The Eighth Wonder Of The World" and the "Gentle Giant," by many of his beloved fans, as he stood at 7'4 feet tall. His large stature was a result of

TV

10 Facts About Andre The Giant That Prove There's A Lot We Don't Know About Him

André the Giant was a staple in the wrestling world for the majority of the 80s. He not only was a huge wrestling star, but he also managed to become a movie star thanks to his role in The Princess Bride. But how did the "Gentle Giant" get his start in wrestling? Let's see how much you really know about the man who was around for so much of your childhood. 1. Where did it all start? WikipediaAndré the Giant was actually born André René Roussimoff in a small town in France. He had four siblings, but none of them

Celebrities

5 Wrestlers Who Took Their Commitment To Their Characters To The Extreme

Sometimes wrestlers take things a little too seriously.  The personas that these wrestlers take on become such a big part of them that it's hard to tell where it ends and where their real personality begins. Sometimes, their commitment to the character can lead to a lot of trouble. Several wrestlers have had some pretty serious problems thanks to their persona, here are some of the most interesting storiesBray Wyatt did jury duty in characterStarSunFoldedTo help him get used to his character, Bray Wyatt decided to do jury duty while in character. He wore the whole costume, and acted

Retro

9 Facts You Never Knew About The Nature Boy Ric Flair

If you grew up as a wrestling fan in the 80s, the only person you idolized as much as Hulk Hogan was Ric Flair, the Nature Boy.Over 40 years of wrestling history, Ric has entertained, and continues to thrill, millions of fans around the world. But even the most die-hard fans don't know the whole story of this legendary wrestler's career. Check out this list of surprising facts about Flair's life, and share it if you don't know at least 5 of them!1. He's still in incredible shapeI.Will.Never.Retire. #17 pic.twitter.com/oZxu1ue5XB— Ric