“It Was a Little Traumatizing” – Ex-WWE Diva Flares Up Dennis Rodman with a Brutal Truth on National Television

Published 11/15/2022, 5:20 PM EST

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Dennis Rodman is no stranger to fame and popularity. The NBA icon had an illustrious basketball career and even dabbed his feet in pro wrestling, earning him even more recognition. Not only this, but he has also been a part of a few TV shows. His latest sojourn sees him star in a reality TV show along with other notable names. Rodman is part of the cast of the VH1 reality show The Surreal Life, which also features former WWE star CJ Perry fka Lana.

Perry recently shared a clip from one episode of the show where she stands up to Rodman. The incident subsequently managed to flare up the tension between the two stars.


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Perry called out Dennis Rodman for his behavior on National TV

Dennis Rodman won five NBA titles in his career and was part of the all-conquering Chicago Bulls side. In between his NBA commitments, The Worm even found time to team up with Hulk Hogan for a match at WCW’s Bash at the Beach!

Rodman always attracts attention, and it seems to be the case during his appearance on VH1’s reboot reality TV show The Surreal Life. The cast of the show includes celebrities such as Frankie Muniz, Kim Coles and CJ Perry, among others. Perry is a notable name due to her stint in WWE, where she gained fame.

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The former WWE star recently shared a clip from the show on her Instagram where she talked to Rodman about his behavior with one of the contestants on the show. She told Rodman, ” It was a little traumatizing I am not gonna lie. Seeing the way you talked to her was not ok.”


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Rodman responded by saying he would walk out. Later in the video, Perry explained that she had to tell him to his face about how he acted. She said, later on, in an aside interview, “How he acted it was not ok and I have to tell that to his face. If not, I feel like I am fake. He wants to walk away ..walk away Dennis.”


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Indeed, this isn’t the first time Perry has had issues with the former NBA star. In an interview, she recalled Rodman asked her to retire from pro wrestling during the filming of the show. But she later earned his respect after he saw her skills during a wrestling segment on the show.


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This small clip from CJ Perry will definitely excite the fans and make them tune in to find out what actually transpired. Fans will also be interested to see how these two beloved stars would get along on the show going forward.

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Sherjeel Malik

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Sherjeel Malik is a WWE writer at Essentially Sports. He has been a passionate Wrestling fan since childhood and his all-time favorites include 'The Hardy Boyz' and Randy Orton. Sherjeel also follows soccer religiously and is a Liverpool fan.

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