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ENTERTAINMENT
October 15, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Hulk Hogan is getting down to business - legal business - with regard to his recently leaked sex tape. Call it Hulk versus Bubba. The reality TV star and former pro wrestler has filed lawsuits against onetime best friend Bubba "The Love Sponge" Clem and Clem's ex-wife Heather as well as Gawker Media, his attorney said Monday afternoon at a press conference in Florida. Bubba and his ex-wife are accused of illicitly taping Hogan having sex with Heather six years ago, violating his expectation of privacy.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Aww. Hulk Hogan was so adorable on the "Today" show Tuesday, we kind of feel bad for watching that excerpt of his sex tape. 'Cause the dude's super bummed it was released. Bummed in a big, cuddly, former-wrestler-who's-gonna-tear-apart-whoever-did-it way. Turns out the tape, which surfaced in March and went public - at least a part of it - last week, was made six years ago at a time when Hogan said he was at a "very, very low point" in his life. He said he didn't know there was a camera in the room and that he's working with authorities to track down the person or people who made and released the tape.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 11, 1993 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The notion of wrestling's blond behemoth Hulk Hogan caring for a couple of poor little rich kids has sweetly comic possibilities, but they're flattened out in the needlessly crass and lethally heavy-handed "Mr. Nanny" (citywide). Hogan, who is 6 foot, 6 inches and weighs in at 293 pounds, comes across as a genial giant with a sense of humor and a pleasing personality, but he's no actor. Luckily, he's surrounded by reliable pros like Austin Pendleton and Sherman Hemsley.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 8, 1988 | ROBERT HILBURN, Times Staff Writer
George Bush and Dan Rather are no longer the only ones embroiled in a controversy about television ambushes. An even bigger American hero, Hulk Hogan (6 feet, 8 inches; 302 pounds) walked into what looked like a setup here Friday night in the first wrestling match on prime-time network television since Eisenhower was in the White House (1955).
ENTERTAINMENT
October 7, 1993 | MARSHALL FINE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fooling around with a well-known brand-name product is always risky business--but Hulk Hogan isn't worried. Five-time world heavyweight champion of the World Wrestling Federation, the 40-year-old Hogan (real name: Terry Bollea) awaits Friday's opening of his third feature film--New Line Cinema's "Mr. Nanny," about a down-on-his-luck wrestler charged with taking care of a pair of motherless youngsters. For the first time, Hogan bills himself as "Terry 'Hulk' Hogan."
NEWS
March 12, 1992 | JOHN CHERWA and HOUSTON MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Every weekend, millions of children--and quite a few adults--suspend reality for a few hours, plant themselves in front of the television and wait for the self-proclaimed real American hero to appear. Professional wrestler Hulk Hogan--6 feet, 6 inches and 290 pounds of muscle--bounds to the screen and urges his little Hulksters to say their prayers, take their vitamins and believe in themselves.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 27, 1986
Yes, the Stones should tour. Keith could hire David Lee Roth. Keith and Mick could thrash around in a tag-team with Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. GLENN BRANTHOOVER Anaheim Hills
BUSINESS
June 18, 1990 | From United Press International
Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Copyright: Titan Sports Inc., which does business as the World Wrestling Federation, filed suit to protect the copyrighted names and likenesses of two star wrestlers, Hulk Hogan and Randy (Macho Man) Savage. The U.S. District Court suit claimed that Montebello-based 3-D Productions and 3-G Home Video released "The Missing Matches" videotapes, featuring short 1980 bouts between the wrestlers.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 18, 1986 | ROBERT HILBURN, Compiled by Terry Atkinson
"Hulkamania: The Best of Hulk Hogan." Coliseum. $59.95. See Hulk Hogan, the 6-foot-8, 300-pound, show-biz-savvy wrestling superstar battle Big John Studd in a cage match! See Hulk escape the Iron Sheik's dreaded camel clutch and win the world championship! Better yet, see Hulk outline his winning strategy ("train hard, say your prayers and eat your vitamins") and prepare his secret health drink!
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