Contributed by: vglosers
Methinks the Mickey doth protest too much
Mickey Rourke has, of course, gained a lot of noteriety as of late for his portrayal of Randy "The Ram" Robinson in The Wrestler. Quick to look for a celebrity hook for Wrestlemania 25, WWE contacted Rourke and made a deal for him to appear in a match at the event against WWE villain Chris Jericho. Rourke made mention of this on the red carpet of the Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony.
Immediately, this became a PR nightmare for Rourke whose contention for an Oscar fell into jeopardy with his association with real-life pro-wrestling. Quickly his award seemed to be slipping away and Rourke backed out of Wrestlemania... Or did he? Read more...