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Vince McMahon has been the backbone of the largest sports-entertainment company in the world for 5 decades. While his actions and decisions have been questioned over time, people agree that he is a genius at what he does. But a recent allegation appears to have tarnished his standing both within the company and in the media.

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In June there were reports that Vince McMahon had allegedly paid hush money to women in the past. The Wall Street Journal’s latest update suggests the former WWE Chairman paid $12 million in hush money to four women. Following this allegation, McMahon decided to step down from his role as Chairman and CEO of WWE.

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Netflix’s Vince McMahon biopic is being shelved after allegations surfaced

Back in October 2020, Netflix announced a film about Vince McMahon’s life and career in WWE. There have been no updates from Netflix about the film since the announcement. But a famous wrestling reporter, Denise Salcedo, broke the news that the film won’t have a release date at all.

According to their sources, the film was deep in post-production, but Netflix recently shelved the film. One of the reasons for this decision could be the allegations that have surfaced. The sources say they stopped production after spending a lot of money.

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Many fans pointed out that the hit show Dark Side of the Ring might be a more appropriate representation of McMahon’s career. Earlier this year, Chris Hemsworth, the actor who plays Hulk Hogan in the WWE Legend’s biopic, reported that the film is being postponed. This is another WWE movie Netflix has announced.

Vince McMahon’s career

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One of the longest running people in wrestling, McMahon is a legend. While his booking skills may not draw attention today, many consider him the best. His skills brought us legends like Hulk Hogan, John Cena and Randy Orton, among others. But Vince is more than just a booker.

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A two-time champion and winner of the Royal Rumble, Boss was also a wrestler. His time in the 90’s with Steve Austin and The Rock is Peak Wrestling.

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The audience still gives a standing ovation as the former chairman walks down the stage, as seen in his recent performance. Let’s see if he’ll continue booking iconic matches in WWE in the future.

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