Linda Hogan, the loving wife of wrestling icon Hulk Hogan and dedicated mother of two, electrified audiences who made VH1's reality show "Hogan Knows Best" a hit. But the reality portrayed on screen was far different after the cameras stopped rolling. With this deeply revealing memoir, Hogan goes beyond the entertainment fantasy to share for the first time the tragic dark side of her life with The Hulk - a heartbreaking tale involving shocking stories of infidelity, deception and lies, and a family in crisis that is pushed to the breaking point. After nearly a quarter of a century being Mrs. Hulk Hogan, the newly divorced Linda has stepped out of the shadows and embraces her new life. In "Wrestling the Hulk", she shares behind the secenes bombshells that start with her first encounter with Hulk Hogan and end with her life today, including her cougar romance with one of her children's classmates - a daring move that set the tabloids reeling. Representative of a new breed of women who boldly choose to live and love to the fullest in their middle years, Hogan is not only persevering but thriving.
Through her experiences, we see that being single and middle aged is not the end - it's a new beginning. Moving and heartfelt, powerful and inspiring, "Wrestling the Hulk" reminds every reader that the excuses made for a spouse, a lover, and others are really only excuses a woman makes for herself. And when she stop making excuses, she can start really living her life.
Linda Hogan is best known as the wife of wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan and for her family's VH1 reality show, Hogan Knows Best. During their twenty-four year marriage, she and her husband raised two children and built a billion-dollar family name. She dealt with the media and the effects of stardom for nearly all of her marriage with the Hulk, but she became part of a media frenzy when her son's horrible car accident sparked a series of hardships that lead to her divorce. Now single, she is starting over and enjoying a new and exciting relationship with a younger man, and is embracing this new chapter in her life. She lives in Coral Gables, Florida