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Hulk Hogan

MAN THONGIN'

In Miley Cyrus Spoof Video

10/4/2013 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Whatcha' gonna do, brother -- when Hulk Hogan puts his 60-year old ass into a THONG and rides a wrecking ball around like Miley Cyrus?!!

You're probably gonna watch the video. We did.

Now for the back story: Hulk's a partner in a new web hosting company called Hostamania (which is trying to compete with Go Daddy) ... and he wanted to do something big to draw attention to the biz.

Naturally, the wrestler decided the only logical move was to strip down to a G string and wiggle around his evenly-tanned butt cheeks on video.

Your move, Ultimate Warrior ...

Hulk Hogan

ANOTHER Bloody Boating Accident

9/16/2013 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Hulk Hogan should probably consider a land hobby ... 'cause the wrestling legend says he was involved in another freak boating accident this weekend that left him covered in blood.

Hogan tweeted about the incident last night, writing, "How come everytime we go out on the boat someone ends up bleeding?"

He then explained, "Today both me and Dr. Crespo ended up covered in blood, the windshield on my boat exploded because of the wind and speed on the water, crazy."

Hogan says he wasn't even using his fastest boat at the time of the accident.

So far, Hogan hasn't posted any of the boat damage or any physical damage sustained in the accident -- but he's tweeting, so it can't be too bad.

Of course, it ain't the first time Hulk's been involved in a nasty boating accident -- he burned the living crap out of his hand earlier this year when the radiator on one of his boats exploded.

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Linda Hogan

Okay, I Drove Drunk

On Champagne

8/18/2013 12:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Linda Hogan has changed her drunk-driving tune -- pleading GUILTY to DUI after downing some bubbly and getting behind the wheel ... and will spend 3 months in booze class thinking about her crime.

As TMZ previously reported Linda was popped for DUI in Malibu back in 2012 and slapped with two misdemeanor charges ... after cops say she was joyriding with a BAC of .084.

Linda originally plead not guilty -- and argued she only had ONE glass of champagne (on an empty stomach) and took antibiotics which heightened the effects of booze.

She finally copped to driving with a .08 or higher -- and in exchange the 2nd DUI charge was dropped. She was sentenced to 3 years probation and 3 months of alcohol education classes -- which she's already started.

Cheers!

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Linda Hogan

Family Heirlooms JACKED

and Now They're On eBay

7/9/2013 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Hulk Hogan's ex-wife lost her treasured family keepsakes, but they just resurfaced ... on eBay -- and now she's on a mission to get them back ... TMZ has learned.

Linda Hogan tells us a bunch of stuff from her L.A. storage unit just hit the auction site -- including pictures of Nick Hogan's christening, a CD of Brooke Hogan's first single and a weird cake statue of the whole family.

The eBay seller claims he found the stash at a local thrift store -- and Linda says it must have been taken mistakenly 2 months ago when she hired guys to move some of her stuff from storage to Goodwill.

"No family photos were ever given to anyone," Linda tells us. "I would never give away baby pictures of my kids!!!"

Linda's hoping the seller will give the items back to her, free of charge -- but says she will NOT make a bid because she "doesn't know how to use eBay."

Guess she's not that attached.

Hulk Hogan

I Won't Miss TNA Event

Because of Burned Hand

6/1/2013 4:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0531-hulk-hogan-tmzHulk Hogan is refusing to let his charred-up hand run wild on his wrestling plans -- TMZ has learned the Hulkster has CONFIRMED he'll appear at TNA wrestling's big pay-per-view event in Boston this weekend.

It's kind of a shock ... considering Hogan's been undergoing daily medical procedures on his hand ever since he burned the holy hell out of it during a boating accident last weekend.

But TNA president Dixie Carter tells us she talked with Hulk ... and the wrestling legend reassured her that he will not only attend Slammiversary XI -- but he's planning on taking part in a fan interaction event the day before ... signing autographs.

Luckily the 59-year old wrestler writes with his right hand ... the one without the disgusting burn marks.

Eat your vitamins and say your prayers.

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Hulk Hogan

Hand Burning Accident Was

'Dumbest Thing I've Ever Done'

5/28/2013 4:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Forget "Mr. Nanny" ... or "Suburban Commando" ... Hulk Hogan tells us, burning his hand last weekend was by far the dumbest thing he's ever done in his life.

We posted the gnarly photos over the weekend showing Hulk's injuries -- but the wrestling legend has never explained what happened ... until now.

Hulk called in to "TMZ Live" today, telling us the accident occurred Sunday when his speedboat overheated. Hulk says he tried to be a badass and tried to hit the radiator release valve with his bare hands, and the radiator cap popped off ... burning the bejesus out of his hand.

In the words of Hulk, "It was the dumbest thing I've ever done."

You gotta listen ... it's hilarious.

Hulk Hogan

I'm WIPING My Sex Tape

From the Internet

5/10/2013 4:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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is committing Internet genocide on his sex tape ... systematically seeking out and removing ALL copies of the XXX footage from the web, TMZ has learned.

Hulk recently obtained a temporary restraining order against Gawker Media, banning the website from displaying excerpts from his infamous sex tape with Bubba the Love Sponge's ex-wife.

Gawker agreed to remove the video -- at least for the time being -- and now, we've learned Hulk is trying use the restraining order to force every other website on the planet to remove the footage too.

To prove Hulk means business, we've obtained one of the letters sent by Hogan's attorney to TheDirty.com -- which posted screenshots of the sex footage several times last year -- and it's pretty aggressive.

If The Dirty doesn't remove the images ASAP, Hulk's lawyer says he'll take drastic legal action to make sure the website complies. FYI, The Dirty hasn't done squat yet.

And Hulk might be fighting a losing battle -- because once something's on the Internet, it's pretty much there to stay. Forever.

Hulk Hogan

Willing to Fight Fallon Fox

'I'll Crush Him/Her'

3/24/2013 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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032413_hulk_hogan_launchWhile the UFC is not too keen on letting Fallon Fox duke it out in the Octagon anytime soon, wrestling legend Hulk Hogan says the MMA transgender fighter is welcome in HIS ring any day ... even if the idea confuses him a little.

Hulk was at LAX Saturday when our photog asked the wrestling god all about the Fox controversy: she wants to fight chicks in the UFC, but a TON of MMA peeps (including her opponents, Dana White and Joe Rogan) say it's not fair ... since she was born a man.

But Hulk is an equal opportunity destroyer and told our cameraman not only will he take on Fox, he'll "crush him." Then he gets confused and says "her" ... then "him" again.  You should just watch it.

Props to Hulk anyways ... even though this in no way solves the problem at hand. 

Linda Hogan

I Was NOT Driving Drunk

Before Bubbly Arrest

2/28/2013 10:53 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Linda Hogan
insists ... downing ONE glass of champagne before getting behind the wheel isn't enough to put her in the DUI category -- pleading not guilty today to driving under the influence after her October arrest.

TMZ broke the story ... Linda was popped for DUI in Malibu after cops say she was speeding around town with a blood alcohol level of .084 ... just over the legal limit in CA.

At the time, a rep for Linda said Linda drank one glass of champagne at a jewelry event that night ... on an empty stomach ... but she also had taken antibiotics, which exacerbated the effects of the alcohol.

Nevertheless, Linda was subsequently charged with two counts of DUI. She pled not guilty today.

If convicted, she could face up to 18 months in jail ... though it's unlikely she'll spend any time behind bars since she has no prior DUI convictions.

Linda is due back in court March 21.

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Check Out My Daughter's

HOT LEGS

1/28/2013 1:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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File this under things Hulk Hogan probably shouldn't have done -- publicly brag about his own daughter's sexy legs ... complete with the photographic evidence to back up his creepy opinion.

Hulk posted the photo of 24-year-old Brooke Hogan for his nearly 500,000 Twitter followers yesterday -- along with the caption, "Brooke's legs" -- which is kinda weird ... since ... you know ... HE'S HER DAD.

Still not as bad as that time he oiled her ass up though.
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Linda Hogan

Wes Welker's Wife

Broke the Athlete Wife Code

1/23/2013 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Wes Welker's wife should NEVER have said a peep about Ray Lewis ... this according to another famous (ex-)wife of the sporting world ... Linda Hogan ... who tells TMZ, it's never okay for an athlete's lady to be such a sore loser in public.

In case you missed it ... Wes' wife -- Anna Burns Welker -- went off on Lewis via Facebook after the Ravens dashed the Pats' Super Bowl chances. She later apologized ... but not before the personal jabs were already delivered.

Now Linda -- a former athlete's wife herself (kind of) -- is dishing out some jabs of her own ... calling Anna's outburst "way uncool."

According to Linda, Anna can say whatever she wants behind closed doors ... but "in a public situation, [athletes' wives] don't really have a place to make an opinion."

There you have it, straight from the Hogan's mouth.

Linda Hogan

Charged with DUI

After Bubbly Arrest

1/19/2013 12:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Linda Hogan's "I only had one glass of champagne" excuse isn't flying with officials ... 'cause TMZ has learned she's officially been charged with DUI stemming from her October arrest.

TMZ broke the story ...  Linda was popped for DUI in Malibu after cops say she was speeding around town with a blood alcohol level of .084 ... just over the legal limit in CA.

At the time, a rep for Linda said Linda had only sucked down one glass of champagne at a jewelry event that night ... on an empty stomach ... but she also had taken antibiotics, which exacerbated the effects of the alcohol.

Now, the L.A. County District Attorney has charged Linda with 2 misdemeanor counts of DUI.  She was also hit with one count of driving on a suspended license -- also a misdemeanor.

All told, she could face up to 18 months in jail ... though it's unlikely she'll spend any time behind bars since she has no prior DUI convictions.

The case is scheduled to go before the judge later this month.

Hulk Hogan

Refiles $100 Mil Sex Tape

Lawsuit Against Gawker

1/3/2013 1:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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 is moving forward with his $100 million lawsuit against Gawker for posting his sex tape online ... TMZ has learned, the wrestling legend has refiled the case.

Hulk dismissed the lawsuit in federal court without prejudice last month, and refiled it in Florida state court -- where he's also currently suing his sex tape partner Heather Clem ... the ex-wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge. Hulk claims Clem played a role in leaking the footage to the media.

Hulk's lawyer tells TMZ, Hulk dismissed the federal case in order to consolidate his claims against both Clem and Gawker ... i.e. to bring both cases under the same roof ... which ultimately means less paperwork and attorney's fees.

As we reported, Hulk sued Gawker last October for posting a minute-long clip of him doing the dirty with Clem ... a tape that was recorded more than 6 years ago.

Hulk also sued Bubba the Love Sponge for unspecified damages -- accusing him of leaking the footage to the media -- but that lawsuit was settled, and Bubba apologized on the air.

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