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Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan lands TNA Wrestling job

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has become a senior producer on TNA's Impact Wrestling show.

The musician will oversee the development of characters and storylines in the full-time role.

He commented: "Saying I'm humbled and honoured by this opportunity to be part of TNA, a world-class wrestling organisation, is an understatement and a dream come true.

"What's great is the entire TNA organisation stands in full support of my music life with the Smashing Pumpkins."

"In return, I'm fully committed to using my 30 years of entertainment experience, along with my deep-rooted passion for pro wrestling, to take on the thrilling challenge of creatively contributing to Impact Wrestling, finding and developing new talent, and working eye-to-eye with the best-of-the-best. 

"For as cultures currently evolve at great speed, so must pro wrestling meet and supersede such expectations to thrive."

TNA President Dixie Carter added: "I've known Billy for years and have always been blown away by his musical artistry, as well as his knowledge and understanding of professional wrestling.

"He has always impressed me with his creativity and passion for our business. Billy is truly gifted and understands the emotion tied to the psychology of connecting with an audience."

The current TNA roster includes the likes of Kurt Angle and The Hardys.

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Watch Corgan talk about TNA below: