Chris Jericho is the first big star to speak about Vince McMahon.
As reported countless of times and has now made public news, Vince McMahon is currently under fire for hush money NDA’s alongside other allegations. Many talent in the wrestling space, especially in WWE, have been very quiet on the matter. But, former WWE Superstar and current AEW star, Chris Jericho, has publicly spoke on the matter. He appeared on the True Geordie podcast and said that McMahon probably won’t get into any real trouble.
Not Really. Is it a surprise in any industry when it happens? When you look at it, it’s really not illegal. He had an affair, paid the lady off to not say anything, and moved on. It’s almost like, ‘Okay, and?’ People want to jump on it but there is still always an undertone of ‘it’s wrestling. Oh, it’s just wrestling,’ If you look, that story came out with a bang, and then you really haven’t heard anything about it since. If this was Hollywood, with Harvey Weinstein, that sort of thing…the difference between that is, he was holding women back for getting gigs, Harvey Weinstein. ‘Either bang me or you don’t get the starring role.’ This has never been said in Vince’s thing. It was a mutual acknowledgement of the affair, he paid the lady to say nothing, and she took the money. I really know Vince well and it sucks that happened, it sucks that he did it, but is anything really going to happen from it? I don’t think so.– Chris Jericho via True Geordie Podcast
As of now, Vince McMahon has stepped down as active CEO of WWE, the job now going to Stephanie McMahon, but, it’s reported that Vince still has creative control. Will anything major happen to Vince? Only time will tell.
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