Partial Source – Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— Regarding the WWE Wellness Policy, backstage everyone is said to now believe it is real and are taking it very serious. Privately, physiques are continuing to change, and even one superstar who everyone believed to be clean (because his physique wasn’t outrageous) has lost a sudden 15 – 20 pounds. One of the biggest things talked about in recent weeks is how certain guys are still getting around it.
— Update 1 of day 2 of the Cole Report is now online WWE.com. Mr. Kennedy is featured in the segment and talks about how the superstars are normally grumpy while on long trips, but everyone is excited for this one. He says that they are all occupying their time by playing pranks on each other and joking around. This is his first time to participate in the Tribute To The Troops and he compares it to going to WrestleMania. Kennedy says he is a patriot and this is always something he has wanted to do since he arrived in WWE. Cole then talks about all the gear they brought with them including the ring that had to be loaded into the aircraft. The superstars should arrive in Iraq later today.
— Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy has released a DVD of their performance at the 2005 Download Festival which featured the band playing in front of the largest crowd of their career.