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- Vince McMahon is high up on the Bad News Barrett gimmick and it's "full steam ahead" for the immediate future. Barrett has welcomed the gimmick change as he wasn't happy with the way his career was going when he was off the road dealing with work visa issues late last year. It is worth noting he's no longer listed as a 30-man Royal Rumble match participant here on dot com. He noted on Twitter he gave up his spot.

- It's 100% confirmed that tickets for Wrestlemania XXX Fan Axxess will go on sale on Saturday, February 1, 2014 on Ticketmaster. The event will take place from the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from Thursday, April 3rd through Sunday, April 6th. Included in the convention will be signings, photo opportunities, live matches, superstar Q&A's, memorabilia displays, a WWE Shop and more. Talent featured on advertising material for Axxess includes Triple H, Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, John Cena, Alberto Del Rio, AJ Lee and Mark Henry.

- A lot of the what WWE workers do in their WWE App segments are actually ideas that are rehearsed and created during travel. The App segments are a big deal backstage at TVs. The company has a full staff dedicated to the App that includes their own writers, producer, cameraman and someone to fetch talent and handle technical support. WWE will continue to utilize their App as they look to integrate the WWE Network within it.

- One thing that Rey Mysterio has eliminated from his in-ring arsenal is springboarding and jumping from the apron or the top rope in one jump. This is due to problems with his left knee that caused him to miss most of last year.

- Revisiting an incident from last month, we have the full story on what happened between WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee and Michelle Beadle. Beadle showed up at the Tribute to the Troops taping with a group of women and walked past CM Punk and called him a "f*ck face." AJ, the real-life girlfriend of Punk, confronted Beadle over it. AJ didn't get heat as first thought as she had the protection of Vince McMahon, who really just wanted the story to blow over. It's believed WWE leaked variations of the story to either downplay it or make it seem like it was a planned angle. The only thing they didn't like was a celebrity was involved and the negative publicity. For those wondering, Beadle and Punk, who were at once considered friends, are no longer on good terms.

- WWE will release "The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2013" in a one collection 3-disc set on Tuesday, January 28, 2013. The set features The Authority's rise, The Rock's return, John Cena's redemption, CM Punk's battle to be the best and Daniel Bryan's quest for gold.

- Darren Young, who has a reputation for being shy and quiet backstage, spoke briefly about coming out in the February 2014 issue of WWE Magazine. In it, he revealed his tag team partner Titus O'Neil was very supportive of his decision to come out.

- The WWE/Scooby-Doo animated film is titled "Scooby-Doo Wrestlemania Mystery" and will be available on Blu-Ray combo pack, DVD and digital HD on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The core promotional material features an animated John Cena alongside Scooby himself.

- Steve Austin appeared at the formal announcement of the WWE Network at CES earlier this month in Las Vegas as a personal favor to Vince McMahon. One thing WWE did for him was feature a complete writeup of The Steve Austin Show podcast in a recent issue of WWE Magazine.

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