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Imitating Art

by Barrie Hardymon
Jan 27, 2009

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Anyone out there a fan of MTV's (erstwhile) reality show Tough Enough? I never missed it — it was bizarrely addictive — some of its alums went on to both guts and glory. Well, add Mickey Rourke to a new, strange reality show about pro-wrestling. He has won a Golden Globe, and been nominated for a SAG and an Oscar for his role in The Wrestler, and is now considering actually climbing into the ring for WWE's Wrestlemania 25. Some people are worried it might cost him the Oscar... I'm worried it might cost him the health of his noggin.

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