[The New York Times] has been around a long time. They know their stuff.
So says Hulk Hogan, the now semi-retired professional wrestler and former WWF star, as quoted in the current issue of Us Weekly declaring the Times “winner” of the “Celeb Feud of the Week” that is Rachel Zoe (a Hollywood stylist with a reality TV show) v. the New York Times (which harshly reviewed Zoe’s show).
So, New York Times, the McCain campaign may say you’re no longer “a journalistic organization,” but you’ve got The Hulk in your corner.
Meanwhile, I guess The Hulk isn’t a grudge-holder. From the Times’s unenthusiastic 2005 view of Hulk’s own reality TV show, Hogan Knows Best:
But the challenge with a straightforward series premise of day-to-day family life is finding people who come off as either a little crazy (Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne and their children) or at least a little clever. (The world is still waiting.) The Hogans are neither, at least not on camera.
Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.