2022 was a rollercoaster of a year for the WWE as celebrities came in to bring fresh air to the company before a scandal involving Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis started to rock the offices of the company. Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan took over as co-CEOs of the company on the business end, while Paul “Triple H” Levesque took over as head of creative. Before the end of 2022, there were rumblings of Vince McMahon looking to get back into the WWE, given he was still the majority shareholder. Confirmed on January 6, when it was made official that Vince McMahon was headed back to WWE.
Stephanie McMahon Resigns From WWE
Then. Now. Forever. Together. pic.twitter.com/8dqr5reIiv
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) January 10, 2023
Prior to the beginning of this entire scandal, Stephanie McMahon had announced she would be taking a sabbatical from the WWE. She was brought back just 3 weeks later in the wake of her father’s resignation. Now, just days after his announced return, Stephanie McMahon has announced her own resignation from the WWE via a press release on Twitter.
The tweet alludes to an amicable split. This all comes as rumblings of a potential sale seem at an all-time high. Reports of WWE contracting JP Morgan to handle said prospects circling just days after Vince McMahon’s return.
We’ll have to continue to see how this story develops. But it really seems like we are just scratching the surface of this turbulent time within the WWE.
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