Tattle: Hulk Hogan makes sex tape with wife of best friend Bubba the Love Sponge

Hulk Hogan said it sickened him to find out his friend Bubba the Love Sponge taped him having sex.
Hulk Hogan said it sickened him to find out his friend Bubba the Love Sponge taped him having sex. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Posted: October 11, 2012

TATTLE has to admit that the thought of a Hulk Hogan sex tape is bringing back the taste of yesterday's lunch.

This is something that has value? It seems like something you'd find in the bottom of the $1 bin at the going-out-of-business sale at an adult-video store.

TMZ.com, however, has been all over this story through its various iterations:

First came word of the sex tape.

Ew.

Then came rumors of huge offers for the sex tape followed by Hulk's cries of how he'd been wronged and pleas for help finding the sex-tape leaker. The Hulkster even allegedly filed a criminal complaint - claiming that he had been filmed illegally.

But was he?

TMZ.com says that Hulk's BFF, Bubba the Love Sponge, is the culprit who secretly videotaped Hulk's liaison but later bragged about it, thus eliminating the secrecy factor. And the woman on the sex tape is Bubba's ex-wife, Heather Clem.

Clearly, Bubba and Heather are still on speaking terms. Shortly after Hulk finished plowing Heather and departed, TMZ.com reports, Bubba was on the scene and said to his ex, "If we ever did want to retire, all we'd have to do is use this footage."

Heather: "You'd never do that."

Bubba: "I wouldn't do that. You'd be the biggest rat; you'd be dead."

Meanwhile, Hulk went on Howard Stern's radio show Tuesday and admitted that he was with Bubba's ex but said that he did not believe that Bubba was the leaker, and that the pair were still friends.

Later, when confronted by TMZ.com, Hulk learned the sad truth and said that he was sick to his stomach.

We know the feeling.

TATTBITS

Green Day has canceled its

upcoming performance in New Orleans.

The band was scheduled to headline the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience at City Park on Oct. 27. But a spokesman for the group said Tuesday that the performance has been canceled.

The announcement comes less than a month after the band's frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, headed into treatment for substance abuse.

Voodoo is scheduled for Oct. 26-28 and includes such acts as Neil Young, the Avett Brothers, Skrillex, Nas and Jack White.

* Charlie Brown may kick that

football yet.

Charles Schulz's beloved "Peanuts" characters will be starring in their own animated film scheduled to hit theaters Nov. 25, 2015. That year marks the 65th anniversary of the "Peanuts" comic strip and the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas," the first of the gang's many TV specials.

The as-yet-untitled film will be produced by 20th Century Fox and its Blue Sky Studios animation unit, the outfit behind the "Ice Age" flicks.

Schulz's son Craig and grandson Bryan co-wrote the screenplay with Cornelius Uliano, and the three also are producing the film.

Steve Martino, co-director of "Horton Hears a Who" and "Ice Age: Continental Drift," will direct.

Samantha Geimer, whom  

Roman Polanski was convicted of sexually assaulting when she was 13 - leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flight from the U.S. - is writing a memoir.

Geimer, now 47, has a deal with Atria Books for The Girl: Emerging from the Shadow of Roman Polanski. Atria announced Tuesday that the book will come out next fall. According to Atria, Geimer will provide "insight into many dimensions of the story that have never previously been revealed."

Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are

the leading nominees at the 40th annual American Music Awards with four nods each.

Christina Aguilera announced the nominations Tuesday in Los Angeles. She also said she plans to perform at the ceremony next month.

Hope one of the judges' chairs will turn around.

David Blaine has finished

what could be called his most electrifying stunt.

The magician emerged shortly before 9 p.m. Monday after spending three days and three nights standing in the middle of 1 million volts of electric currents at New York's Pier 54.

What a shock - he lived.

A spokesman said that Blaine was able to walk with assistance, speak and kiss fiancée Alizee Guinochet before being taken to a hospital to be examined.

The 39-year-old Blaine wore a chain mail bodysuit as a barrier between himself and the currents, emitted by Tesla coils.

* FX network says that it's delaying the return of its hit comedy "Louie" until spring 2014.

The network said Tuesday that it had granted the request by the series' Emmy-winning star, Louis C.K., for what he called "a little breathing room." Along with performing in the show, he serves as producer, writer and editor, and also created it.

Slacker.

- Daily News wire services

contributed to this report.


Email gensleh@phillynews.com.

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