Booker T and Hulk Hogan talk “N word” controversy for First Time in Exclusive Interview

2x WWE Hall of Famer Booker T and Brad Gilmore, hosts of the Hall of Fame on ESPN 97.5 in Houston; invited professional wrestling icon, Hulk Hogan on their show this week.

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They addressed the elephant in the room, Booker T’s infamous interview n-word slip and Hogan’s previous removal from WWE due to racially charged comments captured on a private tape released by Gawker. This was the first time ever both Hogan and Booker T had discussed the topics together.

The interview can be heard here in its entirety.

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Hogan talked being back in WWE, getting his break in the business from Vince McMahon Sr., his first opportunity in Hollywood, the creation of the nWo, his doubts about working with Scott Hall and Kevin Nash, and if he would film Hogan Knows Best all over again.

The Hall of Famers also discussed Goldust’s retirement from WWE, riding with Diamond Dallas Page, what “Double or Nothing” means for the future of All Elite Wrestling, and more.

Learn more about the Hall of Fame with Booker T & Brad Gilmore. The show airs from 9-11PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The Hall of Fame covers topics in sports, professional wrestling, MMA, boxing, current events, pop culture and more.