According to a report on Wednesday, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon allegedly had an affair with an employee – then paid ڈالر 3 million when he signed an undisclosed contract. Agreed.
The WWE Board is now investigating the agreement, which was signed in January 2022. The Wall Street Journal reported..
The investigation also uncovered several old contracts over alleged mismanagement claims made by other female WWE employees against 76-year-old McMahon and WWE’s head of talent relations, John Lorinites.
According to the Journal, the WWE Board became aware of McMahon’s recent 3 million deal when it received anonymous emails from a man claiming to be a friend of the woman who He had an alleged relationship with the head of the KWWE.
The emails alleged that McMahon hired a woman for را 100,000 as a paralegal, then increased her salary to 200 200,000 after having sex. Reported emails say McMahon gave Lorenites “a toy.”
The person who sent the initial e-mail allegedly wrote, “My friend was so scared he left when Vince McMahon and lawyer Jerry paid him millions of dollars to keep quiet.”
The email appears to refer to Jerry McDevitt, who acts as McMahon’s lawyer and did not respond to a request for comment from the Post. McDevitt wrote in a letter to the Journal that the former paralegal had not accused McMahon of harassment and that “WWE paid the former employee” no money “on his departure.
The board reportedly found that McMahon used his personal funds to pay former employees who signed contracts.
McMahon is married to Linda McMahon, who co-founded the WWE with her husband and served as administrator of the Small Business Administration under President Donald Trump.
The WWE did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post. A company spokesman told the Journal that McMahon’s relationship with Paralegal was based on consensus. The spokesman also said that the WWE was cooperating with its board’s investigation and was taking the allegations seriously.
Citing people familiar with the deal, the journal reported that McMahon’s non-disclosure agreement with the 41-year-old former paralegal paid him 1 1 million in advance and an additional 2 2 million over five years.
Eight independent WWE directors have hired law firm Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP to investigate.