Married to Joanne Woodward for 50 years, Newman was once asked if he'd ever been unfaithful. His reply: "Why go out for a hamburger when you have steak at home? The future James Bond lost his virginity at 14, to a woman in the British Army. At 18, he became a bodybuilder, and then went on to compete in the Mr. Universe pageant.
Tom Jones seeking DNA test to establish racial background: ‘A lot of people think I’m black’
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Gunn vowed revenge on the next VPW Portsmouth show, though it came at the hands of another individual. When a change to Gunn's contractual status with TNA made him incapable of attending the VPW show in May, he sent long-time friend Bob Holly to "teach the UK Kid a lesson", something that Holly accomplished in a tables, ladders and chairs match held in front of over rabid fans. This highly successful event was followed up with a return to the Portsmouth Guildhall in August, an event that began with the UK Kid revealing that he had arranged for a foot steel cage to be provided and challenged Holly to a rematch. Holly declined, saying that he had already beaten the Kid in a TLC match, so felt it would be unfair to prevent others on the roster getting a chance to humble Jones's arrogant alter-ego. Holly backed "The Devon Powerhouse" Chris Andrews for the match and offered him support in a backstage interview before the match.
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The events which almost felled the clan are the subject of an episode of Vice's newest docu-series, "Dark Side of the Ring. The lineage of the Von Erichs begins with Jack Adkisson, originally a Texas football player in the s, according to the Houston Chronicle. As noted by David Shoemaker in " The Squared Circle: Life, Death, And Professional Wrestling ," a direct pipeline from more mainstream athletics to the pro-wrestling world was established during that decade, with Adkisson as a prime example. Hart was especially struck by the footballer's immense size and stereotypical German features. Although he had no real history or connection to Germany, Adkisson was packaged as Fritz Von Erich paired up with Walter Seiber, who was renamed Waldo Von Erich , a loathsome Prussian Nazi who garnered "heat" wrestling slang for purposefully attracted hatred everywhere he went.