Interview

Josh, Sara Lee, Amanda and ZZ reflect on their time on WWE Tough Enough

Imagine starting a new job from scratch and having cameras following your every move with viewers dictating whether you stay or go. This is exactly what the contestants of the WWE Tough Enough reality show competition had to deal with the last 10 weeks. Sara Lee, Amanda Saccomanno, Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe and Josh Bredl survived eliminations, harsh critiques, physically draining challenges and training sessions to emerge the four finalists. This week it was Sara and Josh who were named Tough Enough with fans voting them as their picks to receive the $250,000 WWE contracts. Paul “Triple H” Levesque, executive vice […]

Interview

Sara Lee and ZZ talk WWE Tough Enough finals

Four remain on Tough Enough with two receiving $250,000 WWE contracts live 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. Sara Lee and Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe hope it will be them. The fan favorites have survived because they have resonated with audiences. Their groundswell of support has grown, despite not progressing as quickly as the rest of the field. Where they lack in physical areas they have made up for in personality. Sara and ZZ joined their fellow remaining cast members Josh Bredl and Amanda Saccomanno in New York City for the SummerSlam week festivities. Among the activities was interacting with Make-A-Wish kids and […]

Interview

Tanner talks about being a fighter and his time on WWE Tough Enough

Tanner Saraceno takes pride in being a fighter in every facet of his life. That’s why the latest contestant to go on the WWE Tough Enough reality show isn’t deterred. The 24-year-old MMA athlete out of Boiling Springs, S.C. is down, but not for the count. “It’s definitely frustrating with the hard work I put in,” he said. “I was 185 pounds, and I was at my fighting weight. When I started I realized I’m probably too small for cameras, so I started working immediately by putting some size on me. I wanted to be able to perform with bigger […]

Interview

GiGi talks about her time on WWE “Tough Enough” after elimination

Winning multiple challenges and progressing in the ring, Giorgia “GiGi” Piscina was seen as a favorite to win a WWE contract on “Tough Enough.” However, the votes weren’t there for the loveable Aussie, who was eliminated from the reality show this week. “I would like to say I was shocked, but anything can happen at this stage of the competition,” she said. “I don’t think anybody is safe. I was ready to be in the bottom three, but definitely wasn’t ready to go home. I’m a very emotional person as you probably have seen in the previous episodes when I […]

TV News & Program Updates

Chelsea talks “Tough Enough” experience and working for her WWE dream

Tears filled the eyes of Chelsea Green after she was eliminated this week on WWE “Tough Enough” on USA Network. The Canadian was sent on her way because Paige used her save for the season on GiGi. Being a diva is all the competitor has wanted for some time, which is why the disappointing result struck her hard. “This is my dream, and I want this so bad,” she said. “Then I have to think everything happens for a reason. Just like I was asked on the show for a second time, it is fate and whatever is meant to […]

Interview

Gabi talks about her experience and exit on WWE Tough Enough

Gabi Castrovinci was given the boot during this week’s “Tough Enough” on USA Network. Despite the elimination, the Brazilian beauty is not giving up on her dream. “I’m not going to give up until they give me a spot on NXT and WWE,” she said. “That’s the future. I’m going to be a diva and that’s it. There is no other option…I want to do this forever.” The strong personality was seen as a regular antagonist on the reality show competition. She was often at the center of verbal arguments with fellow female cast members including Amanda, who like Castrovinci, […]

Competition

Daria talks about her WWE Tough Enough elimination and what’s next

Mixed martial artist Daria Berenato was the latest to go on WWE’s reality show competition “Tough Enough” on USA Network. The “Jersey Devil” didn’t win Daniel Bryan over with her “Fallen Angel” persona and was put in the bottom three. She was joined by ZZ and Sara Lee on the potential chopping block, left for fans to vote on who should get eliminated. “As soon as I heard them call my name and saw ZZ and Sara Lee in the bottom three with me I was like, ‘This is not good,’” Berenato recalled. “I was actually shocked when they called […]

Competition

WWE’s Hulk Hogan and Paige talk return of Tough Enough

After a four-year absence WWE Tough Enough is returning to USA Network on June 23 to find the next superstar. When the dust settles after weeks of grueling competition, it will be one man and one woman awarded one-year, $250,000 contracts. The concept was born 14 years ago and became a popular staple on MTV. Judges Daniel Bryan, Paige and Hulk Hogan nominate a person they believe should be cut. Fans are given unprecedented power by voting via the show app and deciding who goes and who stays from those choices provided. Hogan is taking his role on Tough Enough […]