Here is one to add to the “never would have expected that” list. WWE’s Hornswoggle, best known as the miniature leprechaun who taunts various wrestling personalities, has been suspended by the company due to his first violation of the WWE wellness policy.
WWE issued the following release on WWE.com.
“In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Dylan Postl (Hornswoggle) for 30 days, effective immediately, for his first violation of the company’s policy.”
There has yet to be any word on the nature of Hornswoggle’s violation, whether it is due to recreational drug use, performance enhancing drugs or supplements, or something else.
The 29 year old Hornswoggle has been part of WWE now for close to a decade, originally entering the company in 2006 as “Little Bastard,” a leprechaun partner to Fit Finlay. He later went on to become WWE Cruiserweight Champion in 2007 by defeating