Mr. T to 2014 WWE Hall of Fame

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The WWE announced today that pop-culture icon Mr. T will be this year’s celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame.

The WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place Saturday, April 5 in New Orleans, and will be broadcast live, for the first time ever, exclusively on WWE Network at 9:00 PM ET. Mr. T, as you all well know, had a significant role in the first two WrestleManias – teaming with Hulk Hogan in the main event for the first and then facing Roddy Piper in a “Boxing Match” in the second.

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“WWE is honored to have Mr. T join the WWE Hall of Fame,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and CEO. “His WWE appearances were instrumental in helping to establish WrestleMania as the pop-culture phenomenon it is today.”

Piper’s own reaction, given the candid things he said about working with Mr. T on Steve Austin’s podcast and this morning’s LA earthquake, was appropriate…

 


 

Matt Fowler is a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler

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