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Charlize Theron Accepts Invite to Fight in WWE Match

Charlize Theron… as a WWE wrestler?!

The 44-year-old Oscar-winning actress has accepted an invitation to fight in a WWE match in the future.

Charlize did an interview with WWE wrestler Kofi Kingston to promote her Netflix movie The Old Guard and he said that she could have a career in the sport.

“I think you might actually have a career or a future, if you wanted it, as a WWE superstar,” Kingston said. “The fact for you to be able to pick up those moves so naturally, I would love to see you go one-on-one with a Becky Lynch or like a Sasha Banks. Or Bayley, or Charlotte [Flair]. I feel like you would fit right in.”

“Wow, is this an invite?” Charlize responded. Kingston nodded and then she said, “Yes! When and where?”

“I know we’re in a crisis situation right now, so it’s not going to be anytime soon, but that sounds awesome!” Charlize added. “And I will get my ass kicked so that would be really entertaining for everyone to watch because I’m a mere actor. But that would be so much fun.”

Charlize shows off how badass she is in the new movie The Old Guard! Is the film getting a sequel? Here’s what she said about that!

WWE Releases Several Wrestlers Amid Pandemic

The WWE is releasing many wrestlers amid the ongoing global health crisis.

The company made a broad announcement about the state of their business on Wednesday (April 15).

“Due to COVID-19 and current government mandated impacts on WWE and the media business generally, the Company went through an extensive evaluation of its operations over the past several weeks…given the uncertainty of the situation, the Company also identified headcount reductions and made the decision to furlough a portion of its workforce effective immediately. The decision to furlough versus permanently reduce headcount reflects the fact that the Company currently believes the furlough will be temporary in nature,” they reported.

They later released the names of wrestlers being let go:

“WWE has come to terms on the release of Kurt Angle, Rusev (Miroslav Barnyashev), Drake Maverick (James Curtin), Zack Ryder (Matthew Cardona), Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers), Karl Anderson (Chad Allegra), Luke Gallows (Drew Hankinson), Heath Slater (Heath Miller), Eric Young (Jeremy Fritz), Rowan (Joseph Ruud), Sarah Logan (Sarah Rowe), No Way Jose (Levis Valenzuela), Mike Chioda, Mike Kanellis (Mike Bennett), Maria Kanellis, EC3 (Michael Hutter), Aiden English (Matthew Rehwoldt), Lio Rush (Lionel Green), Primo (Edwin Colon) and Epico (Orlando Colon Nieves). We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”

The WWE was recently deemed an “essential service” for this reason….

WWE Considered an 'Essential' Service in Florida

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has been deemed an “essential” service in the state of Florida, allowing live shows to resume.

Governor Ron DeSantis signed the order that employees at professional sports and media production with a national audience.

“We believe it is now more important than ever to provide people with a diversion from these hard times,” the organization said in a statement to CNN. “We are producing content on a closed set with only essential personnel in attendance following appropriate guidelines while taking additional precautions to ensure the health and wellness of our performers and staff.”

Essential services also include hospitals, grocery stores, and banks.

Wrestlemania 2020: How to Watch & Lineup Details Revealed!

Despite the current health crisis happening around the world, the WWE is moving forward with Wrestlemania 36 this weekend, though it’s going to look a lot different than normal.

The event is known as the “Super Bowl” of wrestling and fans always fill up stadiums around the country every year. This time around, there will be no fans in the crowd due to the pandemic.

Wrestlemania is taking place across two nights – Saturday (April 4) and Sunday (April 5) – and it will be filmed live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. Only essential personnel will be allowed at the center.

You can watch the event by tuning in to the WWE Network, which is the wrestling organization’s streaming service. You can also pay to watch on the Fox Sports and Fox Now apps for $59.99. The action begins at 7pm ET on both nights!

“Everything that everyone has gone through to put this on will all be worth it if people are just entertained and can forget about the world around them for a few hours,” wrestler and WWE exec Triple H said in a statement to CNN. “That is our intent, to put smiles on their faces, and hopefully we will do that this weekend.”

Click inside for details on the Wrestlemania lineup… More Here! »

Rob Gronkowski Makes WWE Debut to Empty Stadium - Watch!

Rob Gronkowski doesn’t need a crowd to bring the fun!

The 30-year-old former Patriots tight end made his WWE debut at SmackDown on Friday night (March 2) to an empty stadium.

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Friday night’s WWE event was held in an empty stadium without fans amid the ongoing pandemic and fears of spreading the virus.

However, the lack of fans didn’t stop Rob from bringing the energy. Gronk hit the arena dancing and talking smack, as if he was entertaining an entire crowd of people.

After retiring from the NFL in early 2019, Gronk recently finalized a deal to join the WWE as part of his next career move.

Gronk is scheduled to host the 2020 Wrestlemania – the WWE’s biggest of the year – in April.

WWE's Wrestlemania 2020 Will Happen Without an Audience Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The WWE has announced that Wrestlemania 36 will still take place next month, though it will happen without an audience amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The event will no longer take place at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. It will instead be filmed on a closed set at the organization’s training facility in Orlando.

“In coordination with local partners and government officials, WrestleMania and all related events in Tampa Bay will not take place. However, WrestleMania will still stream live on Sunday, April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view. Only essential personnel will be on the closed set at WWE’s training facility in Orlando, Florida to produce WrestleMania,” the company said in a statement.

Sports like the NBA, NHL, and MLS have all suspended in-season games at this time.

Rob Gronkowski Is Close to Finalizing Deal to Join WWE (Report)

Rob Gronkowski is heading to the WWE.

The 30-year-old New England Patriots tight end is reportedly closing in on a deal with the wrestling organization, according to a Wrestling Sheet report on Tuesday (March 10).

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The deal’s exact details are not yet known, and it’s unlikely that he will be a regular cast member. But according to the report, he may be appearing as soon as this month on Friday Night Smackdown in New Orleans.

He previously appeared at WrestleMania 33 in 2017, fighting alongside Mojo Rawley. He’s also been seen partying with WWE stars, including Triple H, during Super Bowl weekend.

He was spotted hitting the beach, showing off his incredibly muscular body recently. See the pics!

Watch the report…