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Hulk Hogan Says N-Word, Admits Racism, Gets Fired From WWE

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By Christopher Coble, Esq. on July 28, 2015 3:54 PM

According to transcripts leaked by the National Enquirer, Hulk Hogan went on a videotaped, racist tirade, referring to black people as "f***ing n*****s," and admitting "I am a racist, to a point."

His words were reportedly transcribed from a sex tape at the middle of a $100 million lawsuit he filed against Gawker Media for posting a clip of the sex tape online. World Wrestling Entertainment swiftly cut ties with Hogan, and allegedly began scrubbing references to the wrestler from its website.

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The whole scandal stems from a sex tape depicting Hulk (nee Terry Bollea) having sex with the wife of, I kid you not, Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, a Tampa-area radio host. Gawker obtained the video, posted some excerpts, and Hogan sued the media company for $100 million.

The racist comments are allegedly transcribed from the sex tape, and include the following [asterisked for offensive content]:

"I don't know if Brooke was f***ing the black guy's son," Hulk raved, the sources add.

"I mean, I don't have double standards. I mean, I am a racist, to a point, f***ing n****s. But then when it comes to nice people and s***, and whatever." ...

"I guess we're all a little racist. F***ing n*****."

Hogan was dumped from WWE and issued an apology, saying, "It was unacceptable for me to have used that offensive language; there is no excuse for it; and I apologize for having done it."

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Hogan has gone on quite the lawsuit frenzy. Here are a few of our favorites:

Hulk's suit against Gawker is currently waiting on a trial date.

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