Retired WWE boss Vince McMahon paid $14.6 million to women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, according to recently revealed WWE filings.
The payments were reportedly made between 2006 and 2022.
Documents show that the WWE accounted for the settlements by describing them as “unrecorded expenses.” However, the $14.6 million number exceeds the $12 million amount the Wall Street Journal reported when they initially broke the story about McMahon’s “hush money” payments to former female employees.
The allegations detailed in the Journal’s account stem from an anonymous email tipster who told of millions in secret payments to female employees and former female wrestlers in connection with sexual favors.
One instance includes the account of a former female wrestler who claims she was coerced