The destination for Monday Night RAW after the USA Network deal was disclosed this week, as WWE’s longest-running show is set to move to the streaming giant Netflix in 2025. The deal’s done and now Netflix CCO Bela Bajaria has addressed Vince McMahon’s resignation after his lawsuit.
We have reported that WWE and Netflix confirmed their huge deal to move Monday Night RAW to the streaming service, which will begin in January 2025. The reported deal, valued at over $5 billion for duration of ten years, shocked fans all over the world.
Just a couple of days after the deal was announced, Vince McMahon was hit with serious allegations of sexual trafficking and misconduct from ex-WWE employee Janel Grant. The lawsuit alleged that McMahon shared explicit content of Grant without consent, involving other WWE employees, unnamed executives, and stars, and directed her to engage in sexual activities with them.
After the sexual trafficking lawsuit, Vince McMahon officially resigned from WWE and TKO Holdings. During a Next on Netflix event, Netflix Chief Content Officer Bela Bajaria addressed concerns about the deal with Vince McMahon in light of the lawsuit and allegations.
“He’s gone. So he’s not there. He’s gone.”
McMahon also made it clear that he would fight the aforementioned allegations while denying the said allegations. Vince McMahon has also been removed from WWE following the lawsuit. We’ll have to see what will happen to McMahon in the end.
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