33 Very Real Facts About Pro-Wrestling We Definitely Didn't Stage
If you haven't dived into the world of professional wrestling, man, you're missing out. It's all high stakes melodrama in skin tight spandex that somehow always seems to end with someone getting piledrived through a table or thrown over the top rope. While the scripted dramatics of a “sports entertainment” franchise are a lot of fun, what's equally interesting is what becomes of the performers once they hang up their singlets and leave behind the squared circle for good. The stories range all over the spectrum, from sad to uplifting-- Below are some of the ones we found to be the most interesting.
Also on this list are various celebrities who have found themselves in the ring for one reason or another… They may never make a career of wrestling, but they've definitely found themselves hoisted up on John Cena's invisible shoulders and driven into the mat at least once. Don't you wish you could say the same?