Vince McMahon was forced to step down from his position in WWE, due to a hush money scandal going public. Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the WWE’s former chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon, is facing legal demands from two women who allege that he sexually assaulted them.
As reported earlier, Vince McMahon has been called out by several women, who accused him of sexual assault. Despite that, it seems that McMahon fully intends to return to WWE.
However, not everyone thinks that McMahon returning to the company would be a good thing. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter had a direct quote from a longtime supporter of McMahon.
What if [he] decided to upend the entire Board (he has 80 percent voting stock) and is still the largest owner of common stock? The class action shareholder lawsuits would cripple the entire company. The networks would balk. FOX had to get rid of Roger Ailes. I don’t think they will be favorable to his return. NBCU is a prisoner of the deal, and even they spoke up about his TV appearances when he was in the headlines and still appearing on TV. The shareholder revolt would endanger the entire organization. This was a terrible shot today to the “moving forward” “business as usual” claim that was implemented by Stephanie, Levesque [and] Nick Khan. Now the conspiracy theories will be all about [Vince] coming back. If he comes back, it’s a scorched Earth scenario. Unless he figures a lesser role (and how can he of all people take a lesser role?), but the leak from his side is that he was given bad advice, so now he’s blaming people.
This week, Vice also released the documentary, “The Nine Lives of Vince McMahon.” Meltzer reported that several names were approached for interviews for the documentary, but they refused.
It seems that even the most loyal supporters of Vince McMahon believe that it would be a bad idea for him to return to the company, and they have good reason to feel this way.
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