October 12, 2011
Hulk Hogan to Stern on Ex-Wife's Gay Claim: 'I Mean, Come On, Bro'
Wrestling great Hulk Hogan appeared on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show Wednesday and set the record straight about his ex-wife's gay accusation, saying, "If I was gay, don't you think she would've said something about it in the divorce three or four years ago? I mean, why now when the book's [already] come out?"
Hogan's ex, Linda, claims he had an affair with his BFF Ed "Brutus Beefcake" Leslie. When asked about the rumor on a radio show, Linda laughed and chose her words carefully, saying, "A little bird told me, 'Yes, they think they did.'"
Linda also claims in her book released this past summer, "Wrestling the Hulk: My Life Against the Ropes," that she was abused by Hulk. The WWE superstar told Stern, "Believe me, if I even looked at Linda the wrong way she'd call the cops, so as far as me beating her... all these allegations... I mean, come on, bro."
Hogan, 58, and Linda, 52, were married for 23 years and split in 2007. The couple has two kids, Brooke, 23, and Nick, 21.