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Ric Flair claims Arn Anderson will be inducted into WWE's Hall of Fame next year, bags his son Reid a job with TNA

Ric Flair being a good role model for his young son Reid by going out with him, getting drunk, chasing ladies and getting into fights.
Ric Flair being a good role model for his young son Reid by going out with him, getting drunk, chasing ladies and getting into fights.

Dave Meltzer reported this in his Saturday news update:

Ric Flair in doing promotions for TNA mentioned that Arn Anderson would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame next year in Atlanta (that has been a given for some time) and that Reid Fliehr will be starting soon with TNA.  He's been at some of the recent tapings.

I'm sure WWE will be thrilled at Ric leaking word of their plans to induct Anderson into their Hall of Fame next year, even though it was kind of obvious, given that WrestleMania next year is in Atlanta, the home of WCW, Anderson was a major star for that company and he is currently employed by WWE as a road agent.

Regarding Ric bagging Reid a job with TNA, this might be an unpopular opinion, but it needs saying.  For all the talk about Ric being such a great father, the last thing he should be doing is to try and fast track his son into being the next "Nature Boy" again, given that Reid has already proved he couldn't handle the pressure the last time his dad attempted to do that.  The TNA locker room, full of drunks and drug addicts, is the worst place for a young person with substance abuse problems to be (Reid was arrested twice last year for driving while impaired, the latter of which the police found heroin on his possession).  This point is clearly lost on Ric, given that he's openly bragged about trying to get reformed alcoholics to start drinking again.