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TNA News: Dixie Carter comments on sale rumors and recalls her text exchange with rock star Billy Corgan following claims that he was interested in buying the company surfaced

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Dec 8, 2013 - 12:45 PM

TNA president Dixie Carter told The Tennessean commented on rumors of the company being for sale and the online rumor that Billy Corgan was going to buy the company. "Since we have been in business going on 12 years now, this has been an ongoing (speculation), ‘Oh, we’re going out of business. We’re not going to make it,’" Carter said.

"Ever since we started, people were taking odds on how long we would last. This last time I think a lot of it was perpetuated by a story that Billy Corgan from Smashing Pumpkins was going to buy it. I texted Billy and I said, 'Oh really, so you’re going to buy my company? Are you excited? That’s cool.' And he said, ‘Oh, don’t you love rumors.'" Read the full story at Tennessean.com.

Powell's POV: Carter denied sale rumors and also pushed the company's 24/7/365 content on its website and via Youtube. Grantland.com writer David Shoemaker is also quoted in the story. Thanks to Dot Net reader @VanleerLawnRegulator for passing along the story.

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