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WWE Legend Defends Disgraced Vince McMahon After Netflix Cancels Documentary Amidst Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations

WWE Legend Defends Disgraced Vince McMahon After Netflix Cancels Documentary Amidst Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations

Being one of the most unique modes of entertainment, Professional wrestling mixes performance with a bit of fighting. The industry is dominated by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. WWE, founded by Vince McMahon.

Vince McMahon
Vince McMahon retired as the CEO of WWE last month.

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The sport has been through various stages in its lifetime, featuring storyline-driven, scripted, and partially-choreographed matches. The show has regularly featured Vinnie Mac’ as a villain and for gags.

Break the walls!

Featuring on the True Geordie podcast, Y2J Chris Jericho defended the WWE founder despite all the controversy. The ‘The King of the World’ described his relationship with Vince McMahon as very good but questioned his company, he commented:

“Vince is just the lad at heart. He’s just a f***ing dude. And yes, he’s very intimidating. And he’s a billionaire….. He’s surrounded by, ‘Yes men’ as most guys in that position are. He doesn’t want ‘Yes men’ and I had a really good relationship with him.”

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Chris Jericho
Chris Jericho in his element during a segment on WWE

Furthermore, in an infamous incident, Brock Lesnar busted Randy Orton’s head open on-air. Chris Jericho confronted The Beast Incarnate for fighting too aggressively and hurting his colleague. The conflict was later broken up by Mr. McMahon and Triple H.

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Netflix backs out

The ex-CEO of WWE is in controversy for paying off women, including former administrative employees to cover up affairs. As is common for a media-conscious company, Netflix has pulled the plug on the production of Vince McMahon’s Documentary.

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Vince McMahon playing as himself in WWE

Reporting on the matter, Denise Salcedo of Instinct Culture tweeted that the Vince McMahon documentary was already deep in production, with millions spent and several interviews recorded. Further, Denise Salcedo tweeted that the:

“documentary has been pulled & is off the programming spreadsheet at Netflix.”

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Recently, Vince McMahon stepped down as the CEO, passing on the torch to his daughter, Stephanie McMahon.

Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.