WWE announced on Friday that Vince McMahon will no longer be CEO and Chairman for the duration of an investigation by the Board of Directors. He remains head of creative. Stephanie McMahon is now interim CEO and Chairwoman. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Vince paid a former WWE paralegal, with whom he had a sexual relationship with, $3 million so she would sign an NDA upon leaving the company. Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis also had a sexual relationship with the former employee, whose salary was doubled from $100,000 to $200,000. The Board is investigating additional NDAs and payments.
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