Vince Mcmahon Steps Back From WWE Role as Board Investigates Alleged Misconduct, Stephanie McMahon in Charge
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Vince Mcmahon Steps Back From WWE Role as Board Investigates Alleged Misconduct, Stephanie McMahon in Charge

  • Chairman and CEO of the World Wrestling Entertainment Vince McMahon has temporarily taken a break from his duties in the organisation
  • This comes as he faces an investigation into alleged misconduct by himself and head of talent relations John Laurinaitis
  • His daughter Stephanie McMahon will serve in his stead pending the outcome of the investigation

Vince McMahon has temporarily stepped aside from his duties as chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment.

'Mr McMahon' is currently dealing with an investigation into alleged misconduct by himself and head of talent relations John Laurinaitis. This was in connection with a Wall Street Journal report claiming that a former employee received millions of dollars from McMahon to stay silent about an affair.

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Vince McMahon with John Laurinaitis during a WWE programme.
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TalkSport reported that his daughter Stephanie McMahon would serve as the interim CEO and chairwoman pending the investigation. However, he'll still remain in his capacity of managing the WWE's creative content.

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According to the BBC, McMahon said in a statement:

"I have pledged to accept the findings and outcome of the investigation, whatever they are."

A statement from the WWE read:

“WWE and the Board of Directors today announced that a Special Committee of the Board is conducting an investigation into alleged misconduct by its Chairman and CEO Vincent McMahon and John Laurinaitis, head of talent relations, and that, effective immediately, McMahon has voluntarily stepped back from his responsibilities as CEO and Chairman of the Board until the conclusion of the investigation."

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