— Roddy Piper tweeted the following today, confirming that while he will be at WrestleMania 28, he won’t be doing a Piper’s Pit segment: “Morning Tweeter’s! WrestleMania 28. I have all the respect in the world for John Cena and The Rock. I’m sorry for the fans no Pipers Pit!”
— Shawn Michaels has shot down the WrestleMania 28 rumor, tweeting the following: “Bogus!! False!! Lie!! Completely made up!! Too much?:-).” As we noted earlier, numerous people claim Shawn is “done for good” and that the rumors were just that – rumors.
— In an injury that could affect this Sunday’s WrestleMania XXVIII Divas Tag Team Match featuring Kelly Kelly and Maria Menounos against Beth Phoenix and Eve, New York Post gossip column Page Six confirmed our earlier report that Maria Menounos broke a rib during a recent dancing rehearsal for Dancing with the Stars. She broke the rib during a hardcore rehearsal with dance partner Derek Hough, who was teaching her the Cha-cha-cha. A source says, “She has been in excruciating pain for the past few weeks during rehearsals, but she is staying strong and working through it. She refuses to give up.” Page Six adds Menounos is hiding a rib brace underneath her dancing gear. Menounos confirmed the injury to Extra Monday, the entertainment news program she hosts. She says she suffered two broken ribs during a recent dance rehearsal. She will nonetheless perform on tonight’s Dancing with the Stars.