-- Anderson Cooper's 2011 year-end recap show on Saturday night mentioned John Cena. Cooper made mention of Cena's announcement on the death of Osama bin Laden to the live audience at the end of WWE Extreme Rules, which included CNN playing a YouTube clip of the announcement and showing the PPV graphic.
-- John Cena sent the following tweet to commemorate the New Year:
A polarizing 2011 comes to an end. One filled with love and hate. The struggle continues tomorrow. A new day. A new year. Rise Above Hate.