This is a side of
we've never seen before. Hulk Hogan
On Monday, the
WWE legend appeared on Good Morning America and opened up about the recent discovery of the racist comments he made in a 2012 interview.
The 62-year-old was removed from the WWE and has received a ton of backlash after an alleged racist rant in his sex tape was revealed — and an interview surfaced where the wrestler used the N-word.
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Hogan asserted that he's "not a racist" and is "embarrassed" by his words. He also explained that the recording of him using racial slurs about at his daughter's boyfriend happened during a rough patch.
What the what?!
took to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to share a HIGHlarious photo of himself at 16-years-old. Instagram
Honestly, you will not believe what the
San Andreas star looked like in high school.
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Maybe he isn't, but it probably would have helped in this instance if he was! See what we mean in this video!
Good advice, no? Ha!!
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A defense from an unlikely place, perhaps?!
is defending Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson one week after Hulk Hogan his racist rant caught on tape went viral, much to Hogan's disappointment.
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And while the wrestler
has already gotten support from his daughter , and Brooke Hogan given his fans a special message, he got a little love on Thursday from The Rock, too!
Talking to the press at
HBO's Television Critics Association event, Johnson said of Hulk: