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Brooke Hogan Defends Dad Hulk Hogan After Reports of Racist Rant

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Brooke Hogan has released a new poem celebrating and defending her father, Hulk Hogan, in the wake of his firing from WWE

Hulk Hogan was fired Friday. It's speculated the cause was a racist tirade in a sex tape that’s at the center of a lawsuit with Gawker

Hulk Hogan Fired from WWE After Racist Rant

Brooke Hogan was at the heart of that rant as he discussed his daughter dating a Black man, according to the Radar Online and The National Enquirer, who broke the news. 

The touching poem is called "If You Knew My Father" and starts, "If you knew the dad I knew, / you'd know his tender heart. / He'd never want to hurt his fans, / or family from the start."

It continues on to ask its readers relate their own fathers or loved ones to a scenario like the one her father is facing: "Cause me- I bet your father / or someone that you love / Maybe regrets something / they wish they'd never done."

Read it here: