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TNA president Dixie Carter issues a statement to the fans


Hi everyone,

In the 11+ years that I have been with TNA, I am still amazed by the passion of pro wrestling fans. That passion – both positive and negative – is remarkable and something that all of us at TNA values.

With that said, I asked for questions from you like I have done many times in the past, but I didn’t provide a timeframe by which I would answer you. I know I have frustrated you all, and I apologize. Beginning next week, each Thursday, I will answer legitimate questions from you on a weekly basis. I will not, however, address outrageous or hurtful questions/posts.

I also wanted to take this opportunity to provide perspective from inside TNA – where we stand and where, with support from our current and future fans around the globe, we are going. What is being shared with you now is what was shared with the IMPACT roster before our phenomenal Destination X show from Louisville, KY last week.

This has been a big year for TNA. We took IMPACT LIVE on the road, exactly where it needs to be – where you’ve asked us to be – in your backyard. We also changed our Pay-Per-View schedule, shifting from 12 to four live Pay-Per-View events each year, in order to increase the value of these events for you. To grow TNA, these are moves that needed to be made. And, part of changes like this, includes structural changes within TNA to align with this new business model.

Many of your comments and questions reference our recent roster changes. The relationship that fans have with wrestlers is unique and one of the many great aspects of the wrestling business. And, for this reason, releasing talent is never easy – not for you and not for us. But, bringing in fresh faces and the best wrestling talent in the world is what you expect, and what TNA will always strive to deliver. Recently, we have brought back some talent favorites (Sonjay Dutt, Petey Williams and Homicide), and you will continue to see this and new talent that we are excited to introduce you to in the coming months.

TNA has always been, and will continue to be, a place where you can interact with the superstars, whether in person at a live show or via social channels, like Twitter and Facebook. We are constantly exploring new and interesting ways to take this interaction to another level, and you will see this unfold in the coming months. I appreciate each of you taking the time to share your thoughts, opinions and ideas. Your input and feedback helps us create a better product. I hope you will join us when IMPACT LIVE comes to your area.



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13 Responses

  1. YayayaTaeler says:

    Bring back Taeler Hendrix. Release Jessie Godderz.

  2. Cody's Mustache says:

    Damage control…. “We need ideas from our fans, because creative sucks.”

  3. ~J* says:

    Aww so she she won’t be responding to all the incredible #AskDixie questions? :(

  4. echo says:

    I think it’s important that she essentially said “We’re making changes because we’re changing. You can’t see the changes yet like we can, because they’re internal.” rather than there being rampant speculation that they’re dying.

  5. Shockmaster Suplex says:

    Oh well, life goes on, Season 8 of the Trailer Park Boys started production last week!

  6. Genghis Khali says:

    yours, Dixie should be UP YOURS DIXIE

  7. Shane says:

    I still think their dying :2cents

  8. Kerry says:

    “I will not, however, address outrageous or hurtful questions/posts.”

    Can’t take the heat, Dixie?

  9. Shockmaster Suplex says:

    Until a “Billionaire Ted” comes along, this is gonna be a wash, rinse, repeat scenario, basically, how do you compete against the monopoly of your industry when you don’t have the wherewithal financially?

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