Maven holds the honor as the first Tough Enough winner back in the early 2000s. He won the first season and won a WWE contract. He was in WWE from 2001 to 2005 and had one of the most memorable moments in Royal Rumble history when he eliminated The Undertaker with a dropkick. Now it appears he expressed his disbelief at Booker T allowing Vince McMahon to use a racial slur on WWE television.

Vince McMahon is the Executive Chairman of WWE and he is known for his larger-than-life personality inside and outside the squared circle. After all, McMahon has done many questionable things over the years.

Back in 2005, Vince McMahon was involved in a backstage segment with Booker T, Sharmell, and John Cena, at Survivor Series. In the segment, McMahon called Cena a racial slur and Booker T was shocked right after that.

While speaking on his YouTube channel, Maven talked about his time in WWE and expressed his utter disbelief that Booker T allowed Vince McMahon to use a racial slur on WWE television.


“Yeah, I gotta be honest. I forgot that existed. I am shocked [Booker T] allowed that. Book is one of those guys you do not mess with. Book is legit. He is a legit tough guy. I’m surprised Vince didn’t get more backlash at that too. He’s not getting away with that these days, I know that.”

Maven was a part of the professional wrestling world as he was competing in the Figure Wrestling Federation. Triple H also previously spoke to Maven about hisWWE return. We’ll have to see if that will ever happen in the future.

What’s your view on this story? Were you also shocked by what Vince McMahon said? Sound off in the comments!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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