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The Wrap (October 2nd, 2015): News from the Week in Women’s Wrestling

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Each Friday, The Wrap will wrap up the week in women’s wrestling by compiling the week’s smaller news stories, rumors and gossip – anything not normally covered by Diva Dirt. Got a tip for next week? Send it in.

Here’s this week’s roundup, in no particular order:

* Charlotte tweeted a teaser shot from an upcoming appearance in Muscle & Fitness Hers. (Twitter)

* Trish Stratus showed off gear and trailer from her movie Gridlocked in videos for her official website. (Video 1, Video 2)

* Paige and friends have launched a coffee company called The Dark Gypsy. (The Dark Gypsy)

* More details on Sunny’s bond agreement were released this week. (PWInsider)

* The first episode of Emma‘s “Taste of Tenille” cooking web series went live this week. (YouTube)

* Brie and Nikki Bella shared their streaming favorites to promote WWE’s partnership with Hulu. (YouTube)

* Kurt Angle dubbed Sasha Banks “Perhaps the most gifted female wrestler I’ve seen” in response to a fan’s question on Twitter. (Twitter)

* There have been several updates on TNA’s status with Destination America. For now, Impact is on the schedule through October 22nd and TNA may be taping more episodes on their tour of India. (PWInsider, Wrestling Observer via Wrestling Inc)

* Charlotte may defend the Divas Title against Nikki Bella at tomorrow’s WWE Network live special from Madison Square Garden. (Wrestling Inc)

* Eden and Summer Rae stuck up for Renee Young on Instagram this week, combating abusive commenters who have targeted her for her relationship with Dean Ambrose. (Wrestling Inc)

* WWE’s “Dance for Pediatric Cancer Awareness” videos were featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week. (YouTube)

* This week’s Knockouts Workout takes on plyometrics. (YouTube)

* WWE Hall of Famer Alundra Blayze went on an Instagram rant against the Divas division this week, possibly drawing a cryptic response from Paige. (Instagram, Twitter)

* Mick Foley extended an apology to Amanda for his accusations of her slut-shaming during Tough Enough. (Twitter 1, Twitter 2)

* More details have emerged on Dixie Carter‘s Destination America email incident from this past spring. (Wrestling Observer via Wrestling Inc)

* Paige appeared on top of the O2 Arena as part of the WWE’s support for the “Wear the Rose” campaign. (Twitter)

* Dixie Carter is teasing huge announcement for this Monday. (Twitter)

* Stephanie McMahon will likely be taking time off of television for another stint with the Eisenhower Fellowship Program. (Wrestling Inc)

* Bonus clips from the Total Divas season four finale see Natalya goof around in catering and the Divas discuss Eva Marie‘s return to the ring. (Video 1,
Video 2)

* In a forum Q&A, 2K Sports explained why certain Divas won’t be featured in WWE 2K16. (Wrestling Inc)

* Xavier Woods gave high praise to Bayley vs. Sasha Banks at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, calling it his favorite match of the year – possibly ever. (Wrestling Inc)

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