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Ex-WWE Villian

Slams Bullies

With First Children's Book

2/10/2013 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Pro wrestler Kenn Doane knows a lot about being a bully -- he played one as a former WWE star -- and now he's using that experience to write his first book ... about kids and bullying.

Doane -- known as Kenny Dykstra in his WWE days -- tells TMZ, he decided to become an author while rehabbing a knee injury suffered last month ... and wanted to address the topic of bullying.

The former tag team champ must be a badass with the pen ... because he's already lined up a publisher for "Billy's Bully" -- which shows one kid standing up to his tormentor, and teaches kids how to avoid becoming a bully.

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According to Doane, his publisher hooked him up with illustrators and another author to put the finishing touches on the book -- and it should be released sometime in June.

Between Kenn and CM Punk, it's a positive week for wrestlers.

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DeeMaree    

Best seller I'm sure.

430 days ago
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JP    

I love when celebutards "write" children's books...wow, what a challenge. The whole 200 words? The article even says he hooked up with illustrators and another author,which means he really did nothing but put his name on it. I'm jealous. Wish I could get paid for 'working' like that.

430 days ago
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blakhoode    

Interesting. I doubt Doane's WWE character had much influence on the subject, but more so himself, considering he was perceived as an inconsiderate, disrespectful, egotistic prick when he worked for WWE.

But TMZ, where were you when Doane was crying how John Cena ruined his life last year after it came out about Cena's cheating ways and divorce?

On a side note: way to sell it, TMZ, by having Doane beat up a 60 year old man (Ric Flair) in the picture you included with this article.

430 days ago
4.

verlinda    

Good for him. What some ppl fail to understand, many wrestlers have college degrees, wrestling is just a form of acting

430 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

if anyone keeps up with the wrestling websites.this same guy has blasted cena and mickey james over and over.because cena hooked up with mickey while he was with her.he wants to blast bullies but is a bully himself.shocker

430 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

i also like how the books pictures illustrates the stereotypical bully.kld with cut off sleeves way bigger than the kid being bullied.when in real life it isnt always like this.some times the small guy is the bully.its like strangers.going through school a stranger always wore shades and drove a van.

430 days ago
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Phishie from Philly    

Finally an athlete with common sense. Good job and I hope others can follow.
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Phishie from Philly

430 days ago
8.

Joe    

Ummmm, who? I got back into WWE 2 years ago, been watching it ever since, never heard of this guy. So who is this?

430 days ago
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Liz    

So he needed help to write it, and an illustrator....so exactly how is he an author?? Children's books aren't exactly great literature.

430 days ago
10.

Alex shelly    

Fact John cena banged his girfriend

430 days ago
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4nic8r    

"Villain"

430 days ago
12.

Bob    

What the heck is a "villian" and what does it eat in winter?

430 days ago
13.

Toilethead    

Cool! We need more people like him to stand up. And he's probably a *****cat in real life.

430 days ago
14.

Tesla_Consulting    

Time for a sequel.

430 days ago
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just me    

to "JP" I'm SURE he wrote the whole book!! And worked very hard on it as well. Sorry you sit around and do nothing with your life except try an put others down. Dykstra has done more in his 26years of life than you will ever do!!! Don't be a hater on ppl that out their minds to things and succeed!! maybe you should follow some dreams you have an you'll you'll MAYBE amount to something in life!!! GREAT JOB ON THE BOOK DYKSTRA!!!!!

430 days ago
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