The Matt Riviera Show podcast has issued the following press release in regards to a recent episode of one of their shows:
From the office of "The Matt Riviera Show"
October 16, 2017
For Immediate Release:
Episode 5 of "The Matt Riviera Show" hosted by 3x NWA World Tag Team Champion & Reality TV star, "The LVR Boy" Matt Riviera, is now available exclusively on YouTube!!
Matt’s guest this week is Dave Palumbo, retired bodybuilder & "Nutritionist" to Triple H, Stephanie McMahon & Stone Cold Steve Austin. Palumbo is a controversial figure who was charged & served time in prison for distributing fake HGH. In this interview, Palumbo makes the bombshell claim that WWE wrestlers are allowed to take growth hormones, such as HGH & Testosterone, under the WWE Wellness Policy
In this clip, Matt attempts to get answers from Palumbo about Triple H’s potential steroid use:
Not just a "wrestling" podcast, this show not only covers the Pro Wrestling genre, but features a diverse discussion of many topics & includes guests from a variety of backgrounds.
Matt Riviera, known in wrestling circles for his hard-nosed, "old school" approach to the business, leaves no subject unscathed, and none of his opinions are EVER in doubt.
Episode 5 of "The Matt Riviera Show" can be viewed by clicking here:
or by visiting The Matt Riviera Show channel on YouTube!!
Since the release of the episode and the issuing of the press release, WWE has issued the following statement in response to Dave Palumbo's comments:
"WWE’s comprehensive Talent Wellness Policy, which is administered by an independent, third-party, clearly states hGH and hCG are among a long list of banned substances, however, due to certain medical conditions, there are a variety of therapeutic exemptions that account for approximately 7% of our contracted talent."