Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for his help with some of the following newsbits:
-- Word going around is that Brodus Clay is receiving some positive attention for his role in No One Lives, a horror film by WWE Studios. There was some chatter about him at the Sarasota Film Festival, which has been running since 1999 and is considered to be one of the biggest of its kind in the country.
-- There are still talks that Randy Orton could be turning on Sheamus in the coming weeks. His rumored heel turn is still something that is a hot topic backstage in WWE. The company is said to be planting the seeds for that potential turn by emphasizing the on screen friendship with Sheamus over the last few weeks.
-- Former WWE Tough Enough winner, Andy Leavine, was hospitalized for a couple of days due to a staph infection. Leavine tweeted:
“Two day in the hospital with staph infection, only thing keeping me away from @WWCPT TAG TITLES this week!”