In recent hours, new reports have emerged, including reports of recent investigations that are not limited to Mr. McMahon. Here we take a look at some of the biggest news and rumors about Vince McMahon that you may have missed in the past twenty-four hours.
#3 WWE is currently under investigation by five law firms
Earlier reports claimed there were internal investigations against Vince McMahon after he allegedly paid $3 million to a former employee to cover up an affair. The latest reports claim that WWE’s board of directors is also under investigation by four other law firms.
First, Schall Law Firm, a “national shareholder rights law firm,” confirmed that they are investigating the firm. Shortly thereafter, Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP, Rosen Law Firm, Bragar Eagel & Squire and Labaton Sucharow LLP confirmed in a recent press release that they have also opened investigations.
Scott+Scott Attorneys announced that they are investigating the Board of Directors and senior management to conduct the business in an “acceptable” manner.
#2 Former WWE Writer Responds To Vince McMahon’s Surprising Appearance On RAW
Although Vine McMahon’s appearance on SmackDown last week was pre-confirmed, his return to the screen on RAW remained a surprise. In his short segment, Vince McMahon announced John Cena’s much-advertised return to the red brand next week.
Vince Russo wondered if Vince McMahon hoped to capitalize on John Cena’s popularity during such times. Discussing the plausible intentions behind Sportskeeda Wrestling’s Legion of RAW decision, he said:
“Bro, I have to say this, and I know we have to be careful, and I’m going to be very careful. I’m not going to piss anyone off; I’m going to be very, very careful,” Vince Russo clarified. could talk about the facts. This is all I ask, seriously. Bro like, is he trying to get the John Cena rub? That was the only thing I took from this. Is he actually trying to prank John Cena? [laughs]† That was all I took from it, bro!”
During his appearance on SmackDown, Vince McMahon repeated the WWE slogan: “Then Now Forever” and then ended his promo by saying: “…but especially together.” While there were more cheers than cheers for him on both shows, WWE fans on Twitter had a mixed reaction to his on-screen performances amid the ongoing controversy.