Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter


Hulk Hogan Leans on His Faith

posted by dross

hulkhoganpic.jpgWrestler and reality TV star Hulk Hugan has been in the news a lot the last couple of days for a quote he recently gave Rolling Stone magazine during an interview about his pending divorce from wife Linda.
The quote: “I could have turned everything into a crime scene like O.J., cutting everybody’s throat…I totally understand O.J.. I get it,” Hogan says, was taken out of context.
In a video interview with TMZ (from his car) Hogan said that Rolling Stone leaked only part of the quote in order to “sell magazines.” He also said he is relying on his faith during these tough times.

[I've] leaned on my religion. I was saved when I was 14. I accepted Christ as my savior. He died on the cross and paid for my sins….I found some very good friends–Michael Beckwith with the Agape Church told me about being positive and the power of positive thinking. I could have went the wrong way. I could have self-destructed, but I took the high road. [Rolling Stone] took half a sentence to sell magazines.

There’s no denying that the media often sensationalizes events and takes quotes out of context to get viewers or readers or page views, but what do you think of Hogan’s response? Do you think he’s genuine? Or should he have never even mentioned the name O.J.?
***By the way, RollingStone.com is no longer featuring all of the print magazine’s full-length articles. I haven’t picked up the new edition yet (it hit newstands today) so I have not seen the actual quote. If you have a copy, post the full O.J. quote from the interview below so we can discuss.



  • Indian Joe

    I think the magazine should have focused on Mr. Hogans faith not his feelings. Anger is a great motivator but I think he was only verbalizing his feelings in a way that would show how hurt and angry over his situation that he is.I think OJ is got a whole different mentality than Hulk and it would take his mentality to actually kill somebody verses saying you feel like killing somebody.

  • CC

    I would hope that we learns the difference between leaning on “religion” and the Value of a true “relationship” with GOD. People cannot give what they don’t have… and the source of our strength and ability to forgive andto be renewed resides in our unlimited power source… Jesus.
    Greater is He that is in us.. than he who is in the world. Jeremiah 33:3 “Call unto Me, and I will tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know”.
    ~ Oceans of Blessings to you and our family

  • ce r

    Hulk Hogan did an appearance in Walker: Taxas Ranger and he clearly gave a gopsel message for salvation thru Jesus Christ. He played a reformed gang member. He did a good job in this episode.

  • Pingback: Hulk Hogan's Religion and Political Views | The Hollowverse

Previous Posts

Jennifer Garner Discusses Film, Dirty Diapers, and Husband’s Secret Talent
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_dideF5qvk   Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is based on the children’s book of the same title, follows Alexander and his family’s crazy and brutal day. Whether it is baby Trevor eating a dark green highlighter since his p

posted 9:57:51am Oct. 17, 2014 | read full post »

The Rise of ISIS
“It’s past time for American to hear this truth. By minimizing the challenge,” Jay Sekulow (American Center Law Justice) wrote in his September opinion piece on FoxNews.com. The world is facing a serious threat in the Middle East with ISIS, a group of terrorists dedicated to mass executions

posted 10:16:20am Oct. 14, 2014 | read full post »

OWN and Rob Bell Partner for eCourse
As part of an ongoing program to expand its online learning platform on Oprah.com, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today an all-new eCourse, taught by renowned pastor and author Rob Bell. Bell was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine in 2011 and a New York

posted 12:12:25pm Oct. 13, 2014 | read full post »

Exclusive Video: Hillary Swank’s Gripping Film on ALS
You’re Not You is based on the novel of the same name stars Hillary Swank as a beautiful pianist stricken with ALS in her 30s. Kate’s condition deteriorates and she hires an off-beat college student Bec with no background in healthcare or work ethic. Gripping and with emotional compl

posted 10:22:56am Oct. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Switchfoot Releases Fading West Documentary on DVD
Grammy and Dove award-winning alt-rock group Switchfoot releases Fading West, an intimate documentary of their lives and music. “Fading West is one of the most inside looks of the band that we’ve ever put out,” says guitarist Drew Shirley. In conjunction with their ninth album, of the sa

posted 9:15:34am Oct. 10, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.