In a bit of a strange news note, WWE have released their eligibility requirements for the second Diva Search, and below is one of them:
A. Applicants must have been born female and must be legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (excludes Alaska and Hawaii) or the District of Columbia.
Now, what the company has against Alaskan and Hawaiian transsexuals I can't even begin to guess.
On a related note, this is the notice that WWE is sending out to casting agencies in regards to the new Diva Search.
The 2nd Annual WWE Diva Search
Casting Director: Kristin Prouty
RATE: $250,000/one year contract
AUDITIONS: Will be doing first round auditions throughout month of April in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix and San Diego
CALLBACKS: June 3rd & 4th
WORLD WRESTLING ENT. DIVA:
Beautiful women, 20 – 29 years of age (must be legally 20 years old), great bodies, all ethnicities, comfortable in a bikini. They do not need wrestling experience or ever desire to wrestle. This is for a DIVASPOT, which entails: acting, being woven into storylines, conveying beauty, but not necessarily ever needing to wrestle...
Look for last year’s winner, Christy Hemme, on the cover of this month’s Playboy!